Jean-Paul Gonzalez, MD, PhD, Deputy Director, Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases (CEEZAD), Kansas State University, Adjunct Professor, Kansas State University, discusses the Zika virus from a historical perspective.
Prenatal care for pregnant women with antenatal Zika-related microcephaly needs to be modified to include conversations that include pregnancy options as well as neonatal specialty consultations that will address infant special care needs, economic burden, and other factors.
Carmen D. Zorrilla, MD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, shared her research which aimed to evaluate the growth patterns of fetuses whose mothers acquired Zika virus during pregnancy “and showed no prenatally detectable structural anomalies or maternal conditions that could affect fetal growth.”
Pedro Fernando de Costa Vasconcelos, MD, PhD, director of the WHO Collaborating Center for Arbovirus and Research, Evandro Chagas Institute, took a closer look at the Zika virus in Brazil during his presentation at The First International Zika Conference.
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