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Delaying pregnancy by 9 to 24 months reduces incidence of prenatal Zika virus infections

July 28, 2016

Delaying pregnancy can reduce cases of microcephaly, but insufficient duration of the delay may worsen the Zika virus outbreak in the Americas, according to findings in a recent study.

“The [Zika] virus can cause serious birth defects, including microcephaly,” Martial L. Ndeffo-Mbah, PhD, and colleagues wrote. “The need is urgent to evaluate the implications of the extent and timing of pregnancy delay as an effective strategy to avert microcephaly and other fetal abnormalities caused by Zika virus infection.”

Be forewarned: Infectious diseases coming to a practice near you

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