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Zika tied to major eye defects in babies with microcephaly, study finds

Some Brazilian babies born with birth defects linked to Zika virus also have severe eye problems in addition to brain damage, doctors reported Tuesday.The doctors found eye damage in more than one-third of babies they studied in December at a hospital in Salvador, Brazil’s third largest city. The babies all were born with a rare condition known as microcephaly, which results in head and brain abnormalities.
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