Evidence of Zika Virus Infection in Brain and Placental Tissues from Two Congenitally Infected Newborns and Two Fetal Losses — Brazil, 2015

February 13, 2016 at 12:45 pm

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65(Early Release):1–2

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Roosecelis Brasil Martines, MD, PhD; Julu Bhatnagar, PhD; M. Kelly Keating, DVM; et al.

A surge in the number of children born with microcephaly has been noted in regions of Brazil with a high prevalence of suspected Zika virus disease.

This report describes evidence of a link between Zika virus infection and microcephaly and fetal demise through detection of viral RNA and antigens in brain tissues from infants with microcephaly and placental tissues from early miscarriages.

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http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6506e1er.htm?s_cid=mm6506e1er_e

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