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ZIKA Virus infection in pregnant women in French Guiana: More precarious-more at risk.

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Summary of "ZIKA Virus infection in pregnant women in French Guiana: More precarious-more at risk."

A recent study in French Guiana suggested that populations living in precarious neighborhoods were more at risk for Chikungunya CHIKV than those living in more privileged areas. The objective of the present study was to test the hypothesis that Zika virus (ZIKV) infection was more frequent in precarious pregnant women than in non-precarious pregnant women, as reflected by their health insurance status.

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Name: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
ISSN: 1935-2735
Pages: e0008193

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A viral disease transmitted by the bite of AEDES mosquitoes infected with ZIKA VIRUS. Its mild DENGUE-like symptoms include fever, rash, headaches and ARTHRALGIA. The viral infection during pregnancy, however, may be associated with other neurological and autoimmune complications (e.g., GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME; and MICROCEPHALY).

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