Monday, May 29, 2017
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Explainer: arthrogryposis – the congenital disorder linked to Zika

While we’re used to seeing the distressing images of small heads caused by infection with the Zika virus during pregnancy, a recent study has suggested the virus may be linked to another congenital birth disorder, namely arthrogryposis. Arthrogryposi

News of Zika vaccine might be reassuring, but it’s too late...

Recently, two events concerning the Zika epidemic coincided: two potential vaccines against the virus were declared a success when used in mice, and Australian golfer Jason Day withdrew from the Olympic Games, purportedly because of his concern about