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Scientists Examine How Zika Targets Fetal Tissue

Scientists undertaking two different studies on mice have learned more about how the Zika virus could effect the fetuses of pregnant women. The studies, published in the journals Cell and Nature, are the result of research designed to help develop vaccines for the virus. The virus has only a mild effect on adult humans, but can be devastating to unborn children whose mothers are infected. Both studies looked at how the virus is transmitted from mother to child through the placenta, an...

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