Monthly Archives: April 2016

APRIL 25 – ZIKA VIRUS: AN IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR OUR PATIENTS

The Zika virus is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. It can be transmitted by an infected pregnant woman to her developing baby as well as sexually transmitted by an infected man to his partner. Typically the illness is mild and the majority of those infected do not have symptoms; however, if the Zika virus is transmitted to a developing baby it can cause microcephaly. Microcephaly is a

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