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Acute Zika virus infection during pregnancy has been associated with fetal death and fetal brain defects, but what is the extent of abnormal CNS findings in affected infants after birth? A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine explored this question. This prospective cohort...
Past studies have suggested there may be a link between viral infections contracted during pregnancy and the development of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children. However, a new study involving 45,000 pregnant women who were either infected with the flu during their pregnancy, or received a flu...
The Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 infected nearly half of the Earth's population.