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Research Into How Zika Causes Brain Damage Could Lead To Prevention Methods, Treatments

New York Times: A Window Into the Workings of Zika
“…How does the Zika virus cause brain damage, including the abnormally small heads in babies born to infected mothers? The answer could spur discoveries to prevent such devastating neurological problems. And time is of the essence. One year after the virus was first confirmed in Latin America, with the raging crisis likely to reach the United States this summer, no treatment or vaccine exists…” (Belluck, 5/9).

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