Tag: microcephaly

1. The prevalence of brain and eye defects was elevated during the 2015-2016 Zika virus outbreak in Colombia compared to the periods immediately before and after the outbreak. 2. Pregnant women who began displaying symptoms of Zika virus disease in the first trimester were significantly more likely to have a...
1. In 2010, prior to the Zika virus epidemic, microcephaly rates were noted to be elevated in 2 Brazilian cities. 2. Microcephaly was associated with lack of maternal schooling, living without a partner, smoking during pregnancy, intrauterine growth restriction, vaginal delivery, and the pregnancy being the mother’s first. Evidence Rating Level:...