Is Zika congenital syndrome, which affected thousands of babies born in Brazil during epidemics, associated with an increased host genetic susceptibility? And could Zika be a strong oncolytic agent against aggressive brain tumors? Find out in this opinion piece.
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For the first time, Brazilian researchers have demonstrated the efficacy of the Zika virus in treating advanced-stage human CNS tumors in vivo.
With Zika research primarily focusing on in utero infections, new work has used a monkey model to study infants infected in their first year of life, uncovering adverse neurological consequences.
A recent study has presented an accurate estimation of pregnancy outcomes associated with Zika infection in French territories in the Americas.
In this editorial, the authors assess the insights that could be provided by PET imaging in evaluating and understanding the progression of neurological sequale in Zika virus.
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