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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Readers help little boy fight heart disease

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Readers help little boy fight heart disease

Dan Tri readers have sent over VND640 million (USD29,000) in financial support for a 10-month-old boy in Quang Ninh Province who has been suffered from heart disease.

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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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Vietnam raises Zika alert level after tourist tests positive

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Vietnam raises Zika alert level after tourist tests positive

Vietnam raises its Zika alert level as an Australian tourist tested positive for the virus after returning from the country.

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Study strengthens Zika-mirocephaly link, women and babies at risk

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Study strengthens Zika-mirocephaly link, women and babies at risk

Thousands of pregnant women caught in an ongoing outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus spreading from Brazil risk having a baby with the birth defect microcephaly, according to the results of a new study.

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Little boy faces end of road

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Little boy faces end of road

Le Thanh Dat, a 10-month-old boy in Quang Ninh Province is dying from a congenital heart defect as his parents cannot afford the surgery.

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Laos reports local transmission of Zika virus: WHO

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Laos is the latest country to report a local transmission of Zika virus, according to the World Health Organization, as fears mount over the mosquito-borne illness that has been linked to birth defects.

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Zika crisis to get 'worse before it gets better:' WHO

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Zika crisis to get 'worse before it gets better:' WHO

The Zika virus, believed to be linked to the serious birth defect microcephaly, presents a "formidable" challenge that will be hard to stamp out, World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan warned Wednesday.

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Toyota recalls 2.9 mn vehicles worldwide over seatbelt defect

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Toyota recalls 2.9 mn vehicles worldwide over seatbelt defect

Toyota said Thursday it was recalling 2.87 million vehicles globally due to the possibility that their rear seatbelt could come apart in a crash and cause injuries.

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WHO seeks $56 million for Zika; Brazil microcephaly cases rise

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WHO seeks $56 million for Zika; Brazil microcephaly cases rise

The World Health Organization (WHO) called on Wednesday for $56 million to combat the Zika virus, a disease that has been linked to severe birth defects in Brazil and has spread to nearly 30 countries and territories.

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Researchers find new Zika clues to birth defect in fetus study

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Researchers find new Zika clues to birth defect in fetus study

Researchers on Wednesday reported new evidence strengthening the association between Zika virus and a spike in birth defects, citing the presence of the virus in the brain of an aborted fetus of a European woman who became pregnant while living in Brazil.

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