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Study Links Zika Virus to Brain Inflammation

Filed in National Health News 3/15/16 at 5:37 pm     1561     USA Today

A new study finds that Zika virus, which is already linked to paralysis and birth defects, also may be associated with a deadly type of brain inflammation.

Researchers found the Zika virus in the spinal fluid of an 81-year-old man with meningoencephalitis, a dangerous inflammation of the membranes that surround the brain, according to a report from French researchers in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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