Zika Roundup: Fetal Abnormality Rate, Puerto Rico Preparing, Meningoencephalitis — Physician’s First Watch
Zika Roundup: Fetal Abnormality Rate, Puerto Rico Preparing, Meningoencephalitis
By the Editors
In Zika news this week:
In Brazil, researchers report that 29% of pregnant women with documented Zika infection who had an ultrasound had fetal abnormalities detected. Abnormalities were found no matter which trimester the infection occurred.
Puerto Rico is bracing for an increase in Zika infections as the upcoming rainy season brings an influx of mosquitoes.
An 81-year-old man with Zika infection after a South Pacific cruise developed meningoencephalitis.