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Common pesticide may have made the Zika epidemic worse – new research

By Pieter Vancamp, Post-doctorant, Muséum national d’histoire naturelle (MNHN)
Barbara Demeneix, Professor Physiology, Endocrinology, Muséum national d’histoire naturelle (MNHN)
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A new study shows that the pesticide pyriproxyfen – widely used in Brazil during the Zika outbreak of 2015 – could disrupt thyroid hormones and thus affect brain development in children.

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