Study refutes suspicion that dengue increases risk of microcephaly associated with zika

(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Researchers compared data for pregnant women in two cities who were infected by zika virus in 2015-16. Factors that influenced the risk of fetal malformation were the high zika attack rate in the area and being infected in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news