Mouse study show Zika virus affects adult brain cells

Zika virus infection in adults may damage stem cells involved in learning and memory, a study in mice suggests. Scientists from The Rockefeller University and the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology collaborated on the project, which suggests “getting infected with Zika as an adult may not be as innocuous as people think,” says researcher Joseph Gleeson.HealthDay News (10/25)

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