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Microcephaly is a rare condition associated with mild to severe developmental delays and disability. Read how it can affect pregnancy and its link to Zika virus.
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Zika is a virus that is closely related to dengue. It is spread by mosquitoes.
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Zika virus - Better Health Channel
Zika virus is a mosquito-borne virus. There is no cure, specific treatment or vaccine for Zika virus.
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RANZCOG - Zika Virus
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) is dedicated to the establishment of high standards of practice in obstetrics and gynaecology and women’s health.
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Japanese encephalitis fact sheet - Fact sheets
Japanese encephalitis fact sheet
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Microcephaly: symptoms, diagnosis, support | Raising Children Network
Children with microcephaly have smaller than usual heads and brains. They often have intellectual disability. Early intervention can improve quality of life.
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