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Evidence Points To Zika As Probable Cause Of Neurological Conditions, Including Microcephaly, Guillain-Barré Syndrome, WHO Says

Reuters: WHO sees scientific consensus on Zika as cause for disorders
“Researchers around the world are now convinced the Zika virus can cause the birth defect microcephaly as well as Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that can result in paralysis, the World Health Organization said on Thursday. The statement represented the U.N. health agency’s strongest language to date on the connection between the mosquito-borne virus and the two maladies…” (Nebehay/Steenhuysen, 3/31).

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