Janine Santos holds her three-month-old son Shayde Henrique, who was born with microcephaly, in Joao Pessoa, Brazil. Photo: AP

Study may have found link between Zika virus and microcephaly in babies

Doctors at three US universities infect lab-grown human stem cells with virus and discover 90 per cent of one type of brain cell are quickly hijacked to make copies of it. Their findings could be used to identify potential therapies

Topic |   Zika virus

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Janine Santos holds her three-month-old son Shayde Henrique, who was born with microcephaly, in Joao Pessoa, Brazil. Photo: AP
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