Zika: the leading cause of mortality among babies
At the moment, the CDC is now coordinating with the researchers in Brazil for further studies about Zika virus. The scientists want to find out if the fast spreading of the virus is affecting the brain development of the fetuses or the unborn kids that leads to infant born with small heads and brain. In the current briefing with the CDC director, he said that in every passing day, the link between Zika virus and microcephaly is becoming stronger. At the moment, there is no further study first being conducted to know if there is a need to know the cause and effect and the link between the virus and the small brain and head cases. They will use a certain kind of study which they call the case control study.