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Zika: Silent long-term circulation in Thailand

Added: 18.07.2019 17:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

In an attempt to shed light on Zika circulation, scientists decided to investigate the history of the Zika virus in Thailand. They discovered that it has been circulating in the country for at least 16 years and probably longer.

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Early dengue virus infection could 'defuse' zika virus

Added: 16.07.2019 17:46 | 4 views | 0 comments

The Zika virus outbreak in Latin America has affected over 60 million people up to now. The infection can have potentially fatal consequences for pregnant women and their unborn children: many children have subsequently been born with malformations of the head (microcephaly). A particularly high incidence of these Zika-associated malformations exists in northeastern Brazil. Scientists tried to find out the reasons for this regional cluster and discovered a surprising protective factor.

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Half of babies affected by Zika virus are developing normally by age 2

Added: 15.07.2019 17:20 | 12 views | 0 comments

In a group of about 200 babies affected by Zika virus, about half of those with abnormal brain scans after birth are developing normally by age 2 or 3

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