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Mosquito-borne Rift Valley fever virus causes miscarriage

(Umea University) The mosquito-borne Rift Valley fever virus has been linked to miscarriage in humans. A study of 130 pregnant Sudanese women with fever showed that the risk of miscarriage was seven times greater if the woman was infected with Rift Valley fever virus. The study was recently published in the journal Lancet Global Health.
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