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Study finds developmental problems in 33% of infants exposed to Zika

Researchers found that nearly 33% of 216 infants born to mothers exposed to Zika virus during pregnancy experienced developmental delays and other health issues and only 4% were found to have microcephaly. The findings in Nature Medicine should prompt developmental assessments and eye and hearing tests over time in youths with prenatal Zika virus exposure, said lead researcher Dr. Karin Nielsen-Saines.

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