Posted February 02, 2020 07:01:16When it comes to the Zika virus, there is still so much to learn, experts say.
Here are some of the things you need to know about the mosquito-borne virus.
In the U.S. a record number of babies have died of the virus, and health officials are calling it a global pandemic.
The World Health Organization is warning of a “dramatic” increase in cases in Brazil, where a surge in cases has led to a spike in the deaths of pregnant women and babies.
More: Zika has been linked to microcephaly and microcepsy, and there is a growing link between it and microphthalmia.
A new study finds that the virus can lead to microphthalmias, or loss of sight in the front of the eye, but that there is no evidence that it leads to blindness in the back.
In Germany, a new study found that people who tested positive for the virus have a 70 per cent higher risk of dying.
And a recent study in the U,D., has found that the Zika vaccine can be used in children.
Here’s what you need from our Zika expert: