Is the Zika Virus a Threat to Older Adults?

The mosquito-borne disease may cause motor, memory, and thinking problems in seniors.

The Zika virus is widely known as a cause of microcephaly (underdevelopment of the head and brain) in unborn babies, but new research suggests that the mosquito-borne disease may affect adults as well. A recent study using laboratory rats has found that exposure to the virus in adulthood causes the death of neural stem cells […]

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