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Study Suggests Zika Can Cross Placenta, Adds To Microcephaly Link

Zika virus can cross the placental barrier, but does not prove it causes microcephaly, according to study. LONDON:   In what experts describe as another piece of evidence linking Zika with the risk of birth defects, researchers on Wednesday reported finding the virus in the amniotic fluid of two pregnant women whose foetuses were diagnosed with microcephaly. In a study in ... Read More »