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Zika virus may cause microcephaly by hijacking human immune molecule

Shared by Radhika Narayanan | 555 156 9 | about 2 years ago

For the first time, researchers have determined one way Zika virus infection can damage developing brain cells. The study also shows that inhibiting this mechanism reduces brain cell damage, hinting at a new therapeutic approach to mitigating the effects of prenatal Zika virus infection.

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