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Long-term consequences of Zika virus infection

May 13, 2019

Widespread calcifications may underlie the behavioral deficits observed. Photo credit:Snyder-Keller et al., JNeurosci (2019)

By JNeurosci, Society for Neuroscience Journal

Mice exposed to the Zika virus during later stages of gestation present behaviors reminiscent of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, according to a study of genetically diverse animals. The findings, published in JNeurosci, suggest children exposed to the virus during the 2015-16 epidemic may harbor increased risk for developmental disorders. Read more.

Published May 13, 2019 by Eureka Alert

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