New York Times

     

Scientists investigate how viruses like Zika cause birth defects

This US article published earlier in the month tells the story of how CMV passes from pregnant woman to unborn baby and affects a fetus's brain. It really is a very cunning virus. We must see more investment and research in vaccine development to beat it.

http://www.nytimes.com/…/zika-virus-microcephaly-birth-defe…

 
 
Understanding how infections like rubella injure fetuses may aid research into the potential link between Zika and microcephaly.
NYTIMES.COM|BY CARL ZIMMER
 
 
     

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