Researcher Included Zika May Also Cause Other Brain Disease

Researcher Included Zika May Also Cause Other Brain Disease

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  • Post By : Microbioz India
  • Source: American Academy of Neurology
  • Date: 12 April, 2016

we all knows Zika is continuing effecting people since December 2015 and now researcher included Zika may also cause other brain infection and is associated with autoimmune disease and attacks on brain's myelin similar to multiple sclerosis.

The small study recently presented in American Academy of Neurology's 68th Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, April 15 to 21, 2016.


According to study,

"Though our study is small, it may provide evidence that in this case the virus has different effects on the brain than those identified in current studies," said study author Maria Lucia Brito Ferreira, MD, with Restoration Hospital in Recife, Brazil. "Much more research will need to be done to explore whether there is a causal link between Zika and these brain problems."

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Story source: American Academy of Neurology

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