Zika may cause miscarriages, thin brain tissue in babies carried to term

Posted by on February 21, 2017 12:05 pm
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In early pregnancy in mice with complete immune systems, Zika virus can cross the placenta — intended to protect the developing fetus — and appears to lead to a high percentage of miscarriages and to babies born with thin brain tissue and inflammation in brain cells, report scientists.

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