Zika raises profile of Cytomegalovirus

     

An article in Nature magazine highights that CMV is a much greater globabl problem than zika: "as the eyes of the media and health officials focus on the spread of Zika in the Americas and beyond, many researchers and advocates hope that funders and health agencies will at last pay more attention to a much greater global problem — the millions of babies born year in, year out, with often-serious birth defects." 

http://www.nature.com/news/zika-raises-profile-of-more-common-birth-defect-virus-1.20199?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNews

     

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