Research Shows Regression of Damage in Babies Exposed to the Zika Virus

The study was a partnership between Fiocruz and the University of California. According to the researcher, the results of the study show the significance of early neurological tracking of all babies, even those who do not exhibit microcephaly.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A study, published this week in the scientific journal Nature Medicine, reported two cases of babies, born with microcephaly associated with their mothers' exposure to zika virus during pregnancy, who presented healthy brain development after delivery.

The research, developed in partnership with the Fernandes Figueira Institute of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (IFF/Fiocruz) and the University of California, in the United States, was published as an article entitled "Delayed child neurodevelopment and sensorineural . . .

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