U.S. CDC Study Concludes Zika Can Cause Microcephaly

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States released a study on Wednesday (April 13th) which concludes that the Zika virus can cause microcephaly and severe fetal brain damage. In the article published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the authors said that after studies it confirmed the virus' relationship with microcephaly.

"It is now clear that the virus causes microcephaly. And we are also studying how the Zika may be the tip of the iceberg for other brain injuries and developmental problems", explained Tom Frieden . . .

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