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Zika: An accurate estimation of the neurological risks in unborn children

20:00 EDT 13 Mar 2018 | AAAS

(INSERM (Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale)) Thanks to a study conducted in pregnant women and their unborn children during the Zika epidemic in the French territories in the Americas, researchers from Inserm, Institut Pasteur and the University Hospital of Guadeloupe have been able to accurately estimate the risk of severe neurological complications in babies. They have also determined that the first trimester of pregnancy is the period which presents the highest risk. This research has been published in NEJM.

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