This is the second of a three-part series on Zika's effects during pregnancy. In the first part, I introduced ‘congenital Zika syndrome’ and described how Zika is responsible for a lot more than just microcephaly. In this post I will explain why we may be under-estimating the full extent of the problem. Zika infection … Continue reading Zika congenital syndrome: are we under-estimating the full extent of the problem?
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is a neurological condition that I'm researching here in Brazil. But what exactly is the link with the Zika virus?
Zika took the world by storm in 2015-16, but interest in it has since died down. In this article I'll explain what the virus is doing now, and what we expect it to do next.