zika virus hearing loss testing

CDC Report: Babies Exposed to Zika Virus Should be Tested for Hearing Loss

ATLANTA, GEORGIA — Babies exposed to the Zika virus in the womb should have their hearing tested and monitored regularly, say the authors of a study published today in the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.  The study evaluated nearly 70 infants in Brazil from November 2015 to May 2016.  All the babies had documented microcephaly…

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