Children's National announced the launch of a new Congenital Zika Virus Program that will advise pregnant women infected with the virus, as well as treat babies affected by Zika.
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Dorothy Bulas, MD, Center for Hospital-Based Specialties commented on research showing the devastating effects of Zika virus, beyond microcephaly.
Research scientists affiliated with Children’s National Health System will moderate sessions, present academic posters , and lead a special symposium about the Zika virus during the 2016 Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting, held from April 30 through May 3, 2016 in Baltimore, Md.
Roberta DeBiasi, MD, MS, described ongoing research and current uncertainties that accompany fetuses severely affected by the Zika virus.
As most of the nation enters mosquito season, national and international experts will discuss up-to-date statistics about the spread of Zika virus and its anticipated impact domestically, and will offer resources that clinicians can use to better inform pregnant women.