Zika virus is linked to more brain disorders in adults, researchers found


Even before this discovery, knowing that this mosquito-borne flavivirus that is typically transmitted by the Aedes species of mosquito is linked to microcephaly in babies and in  the autoimmune disorder Guillain-Barre syndrome in adults, which attacks peripheral nerves outside the brain and spinal cord ( causing temporary paralysis that can in some cases require patients to rely on respirators for breathing) he World Health Organization declared Zika virus disease to be an international public health emergency. Brazil said it has confirmed more than 940 cases to be related to Zika infections in the mothers. For the instant only the prevention, if possible to avoid to be infected is the only efficient way to be Zika free.


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