Zika virus, a new infectious teratogen? Alarming observations from Brazil

Zika virus and microcephaly in Brazil The Zika virus epidemic started in Brazil in May 2015, and by end of November more than 1,200 cases of microcephaly have been reported in Brazil during 2015, reaching a prevalence of 99.7:100,000 in live born infants, compared to the background annual prevalence of 5.5:100,000. The Zika virus disease is a mosquito-borne (Aedes species) […]

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