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Experiments show link between Zika and fetal brain damage

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ZIKA VIRUS. A soldier fumigates against the Aedes Aegypti mosquito as part of the campaign against Zika, Dengue and Chikunguna in Habana, Cuba, February 22, 2016. File photo by EPA/Ernesto Mastrascusa
The findings are the first concrete evidence of a link between the mosquito-borne virus and microcephaly, which until now had been circumstantial

PARIS, France (Mar. 5, 2016) — Scientists on Friday, March 4 said they had found the first evidence of a biological link between the Zika virus sweeping Latin America and microcephaly, a severe deformation of the brain among newborns.

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