Daily Archives: May 26, 2016

Risk rate of Zika infection during pregnancy leading to microcephaly pegged as high as 13 percent, while legislators hold a hearing and funding remains on hold

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Examining data from a succession of settings that have seen Zika outbreaks followed by rising rates of microcephaly among babies born to women infected with the virus during pregnancy, Harvard researchers now say risks of maternal infection leading to the birth defect ranges from 1- to 13 percent. Based on data from Brazil and French […]