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Measuring head circumference (also known as occipito-frontal circumference) is a significant part of the proper evaluation of a child’s growth and development, as it represents a direct indication of head growth. Therefore deviations from normal head growth may reveal certain congenital or acquired problem.
NIH launches clinical trial of experimental vaccine candidate for preventing Zika virus infection

NIH launches clinical trial of experimental vaccine candidate for preventing Zika virus infection

New study provides projections for Zika outbreaks in the Americas through January 2017

New study provides projections for Zika outbreaks in the Americas through January 2017

Scientists seeking blood donations from people exposed to arboviruses for dengue, Zika vaccine research

Scientists seeking blood donations from people exposed to arboviruses for dengue, Zika vaccine research

Florida reports occurrence of local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission in four people

Florida reports occurrence of local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission in four people

Report: Zika cases soar in Puerto Rico

Report: Zika cases soar in Puerto Rico

Dengue, chikungunya and Zika virus infections can be potential health threat to travelers

Dengue, chikungunya and Zika virus infections can be potential health threat to travelers

Scientists estimate 1.65 million childbearing women in the Americas could be at risk of Zika infections

Scientists estimate 1.65 million childbearing women in the Americas could be at risk of Zika infections

Researchers discover how Zika virus travels from pregnant mother to fetus

Researchers discover how Zika virus travels from pregnant mother to fetus

First clinical study for Zika vaccine to begin in Canada

First clinical study for Zika vaccine to begin in Canada

Researchers identify novel therapeutic monoclonal antibodies from Zika-infected patients

Researchers identify novel therapeutic monoclonal antibodies from Zika-infected patients

Wolbachia bacterium can prevent mosquitoes from transmitting Zika virus

Wolbachia bacterium can prevent mosquitoes from transmitting Zika virus

SLU researchers receive federal grant to study Zika virus

SLU researchers receive federal grant to study Zika virus

Researchers test experimental Zika virus vaccine in mice

Researchers test experimental Zika virus vaccine in mice

Study: Zika virus infections last longer during pregnancy

Study: Zika virus infections last longer during pregnancy

Two vaccine candidates provide complete protection against ZIKV infection in mice

Two vaccine candidates provide complete protection against ZIKV infection in mice

Math professor develops scientific model to report ways Zika virus proliferates

Math professor develops scientific model to report ways Zika virus proliferates

Researchers to explore how Zika virus enters human cells

Researchers to explore how Zika virus enters human cells

Scientists isolate antibodies capable of neutralizing dengue and Zika virus

Scientists isolate antibodies capable of neutralizing dengue and Zika virus

SLU to conduct human clinical trial of vaccine to protect people from Zika virus

SLU to conduct human clinical trial of vaccine to protect people from Zika virus

Latin American women report Zika virus alerts as reason for seeking abortion

Latin American women report Zika virus alerts as reason for seeking abortion