Zika is primarily transmitted by the bite of an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito but can also be spread through sexual contact and blood transfusions. The virus poses the greatest risk to pregnant women and their unborn babies because it can cause birth defects, such as an abnormally small head, and other neurological disorders, such as vision and hearing impairments.
Zika is primarily transmitted by the bite of an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito but can also be spread through sexual contact and blood transfusions. The virus poses the greatest risk to pregnant women and their unborn babies because it can cause birth defects, such as an abnormally small head, and other neurological disorders, such as vision and hearing impairments. Florida International University
Zika is primarily transmitted by the bite of an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito but can also be spread through sexual contact and blood transfusions. The virus poses the greatest risk to pregnant women and their unborn babies because it can cause birth defects, such as an abnormally small head, and other neurological disorders, such as vision and hearing impairments. Florida International University

Zika targets pregnant women’s immune system, almost like HIV, study says

August 21, 2017 02:05 PM

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  • Young Cuban boy will have 10-pound tumor removed over holiday season

    Dr. Robert Marx, chief of oral and maxillofacial surgery for the University of Miami Health System, at a press conference discussing the removal of a 10-pound tumor on the face of Emanuel Zayas, 14, as his parents Melvis Vizaino and Noel Zayas listen in.