Brain scans of microcephalic babies suggest Zika disrupts development

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Brain scans of microcephalic babies suggest Zika disrupts development

Brain scans of 23 Brazilian infants with the birth defect microcephaly showed widespread and severe abnormalities suggesting that Zika may invade fetal nerve cells and disrupt brain development.

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Zika mystery deepens with evidence of nerve cell infections

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Zika mystery deepens with evidence of nerve cell infections

Top Zika investigators now believe that the birth defect microcephaly and the paralyzing Guillain-Barre syndrome may be just the most obvious maladies caused by the mosquito-borne virus.

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Vietnam reports first Zika infections, raises alarm

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Vietnam reports first Zika infections, raises alarm

HANOI, April 5 - Mosquitoes have infected two women with the Zika virus in Vietnam, health authorities said on Tuesday, in the country's first cases of a disease linked in Brazil to thousands of suspected cases of microcephaly, a rare birth defect.

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Two Vietnamese women contract Zika virus, first in Vietnam - govt

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Two Vietnamese women contract Zika virus, first in Vietnam - govt

HANOI, April 5 - Two Vietnamese women have contracted the Zika virus which has been linked to thousands of suspected cases of microcephaly, a rare birth defect, in Brazil, and are the first Zika infections in Vietnam, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

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WHO sees scientific consensus on Zika as cause for disorders

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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.

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Vietnamese women caught for disposing of newborn in South Korea

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A Vietnamese student and her friend were arrested in South Korea on Friday for allegedly disposing of the body of her dead newborn baby at a subway station two days earlier, local media reported.

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Early ultrasounds may not detect microcephaly in mothers with Zika: study

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Early ultrasounds may not detect microcephaly in mothers with Zika: study

Three ultrasounds done in the early weeks of pregnancy in a Finnish woman living in the United States infected by Zika failed to show signs of brain damage in a fetus later diagnosed with the birth defect microcephaly, U.S. researchers said in a study published on Wednesday.

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Many in US ignorant of key facts on Zika virus: study

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Many in US ignorant of key facts on Zika virus: study

Many Americans are unclear on key facts about the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects and is of particular concern to pregnant women, US researchers said Tuesday, warning of a race against time.

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Brazil's confirmed, suspected microcephaly cases rise to 5,235

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Brazil's confirmed, suspected microcephaly cases rise to 5,235

The number of confirmed and suspected cases of microcephaly in Brazil associated with the Zika virus rose to 5,235 in the week through March 25, from 5,200 a week earlier, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Gov’t looks to control gender imbalance at birth

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Gov’t looks to control gender imbalance at birth

VGP – The PM has ratified a project to control gender imbalance at birth in the 2016-2025 period with a view to effectively compelling rising sex ratio at birth.

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U.S. urges waiting period before conception after Zika infection

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U.S. urges waiting period before conception after Zika infection

U.S. health officials are recommending that women wait at least two months, and men at least six, before attempting to conceive after infection with Zika, a virus linked to thousands of suspected cases of birth defects in Brazil.

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Taxi driver helps pregnant give birth to 3.4 kg baby

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Taxi driver helps pregnant give birth to 3.4 kg baby

Driver Tran Van Minh Chien of Mai Linh Taxi Company yesterday helped Ms Nguyen Thi Nguyen to successfully deliver a 3.4 kilogram baby boy on the way to a hospital.

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First surrogate twins successfully delivered

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First twins given birth by a surrogate mother was born in Tu Du Maternity Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, said the hospital on March 18.

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Vietnam welcomes first surrogate twins

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Vietnam welcomes first surrogate twins

A pair of surrogate twins was born on Wednesday, marking the first successful surrogacy in southern Vietnam, and the first twins given birth by a surrogate mother across the Southeast Asian country.

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Vietnam welcomes first surrogate twins

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Vietnam welcomes first surrogate twins

A pair of surrogate twins was born on Wednesday, marking the first successful surrogacy in southern Vietnam, and the first twins given birth by a surrogate mother across the Southeast Asian country.

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