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Study Shows Link Between Zika, Brain Disorder

Scientists in Brazil found the Zika virus may be linked to another brain disorder, an autoimmune syndrome called acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, or ADEM, which attacks the brain and spinal cords on patients after they contracted the virus. The new findings show Zika can cause an immune attack on the central nervous system. Brazilian news site G1 reported that Maria Lucia Brito Ferreira, a neurologist at Restoration Hospital in Recife, Brazil, said the study involved 151 patients...

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