Yale study identifies how Zika virus infects the placenta

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 10:01 in Health & Medicine

In a new study, Yale researchers demonstrate Zika virus infection of cells derived from human placentas. The research provides insight into how Zika virus may be transmitted from expectant mother to fetus, resulting in infection of the fetal brain. The study was published online Aug. 18 in JCI Insight. Researchers have linked Zika virus to […]

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