Zika virus identified in brain, placenta tissue, strengthening link to birth defects

Posted by on June 30, 2016 2:17 am
Categories: Science

Zika virus has been detected in the brain tissue of a deceased two-month-old baby in Brazil who was diagnosed with microcephaly, in the brain tissue of two newborns who died shortly after birth, and in the placenta tissue of two fetuses that were spontaneously aborted, new research reveals.

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