Does Zika Virus Really Causes Microcephaly in Children Whose Mothers Became Infected with the Virus During Their Pregnancy?

  • Pendru RAGHUNATH Dept. of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Texila American University, Georgetown, Guyana
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Published
2018-04-23
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RAGHUNATH P. Does Zika Virus Really Causes Microcephaly in Children Whose Mothers Became Infected with the Virus During Their Pregnancy?. Iran J Public Health. 47(4):613-614.
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Letter to the Editor