A Review of Zika News This Week — Physician’s First Watch

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February 13, 2016

A Review of Zika News This Week

By the Editors

Here are some of the Zika-related developments this week:

  • The World Health Organization on Friday recommended that pregnant women consider delaying travel to regions with active Zika transmission.

  • More evidence has linked maternal Zika infection to microcephaly.

  • Eye abnormalities have been found in infants with microcephaly.

  • Brazil says that several adults have died from complications thought to be related to Zika infection.

  • In HIV and ID Observations, Dr. Paul Sax offers his best effort at answering 12 Zika questions.

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