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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.
WHO/PAHO statement on Zika virus and the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games

WHO/PAHO statement on Zika virus and the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games

Mouse models of Zika virus infection in pregnancy provide basis to develop vaccines, treatments

Mouse models of Zika virus infection in pregnancy provide basis to develop vaccines, treatments

Brazilian strain of Zika virus can cause severe birth defects

Brazilian strain of Zika virus can cause severe birth defects

Study hints at new therapeutic approach to mitigate effects of prenatal Zika virus infection

Study hints at new therapeutic approach to mitigate effects of prenatal Zika virus infection

MIT researchers develop innovative paper-based test to diagnose Zika virus

MIT researchers develop innovative paper-based test to diagnose Zika virus

Unfolding story of Zika virus in the Americas

Unfolding story of Zika virus in the Americas

More neurological resources needed to manage Zika virus infections

More neurological resources needed to manage Zika virus infections

Lab-grown mini-brains shed light on health crisis posed by Zika virus in fetal brains

Lab-grown mini-brains shed light on health crisis posed by Zika virus in fetal brains

Researchers develop fine-scale global map of Zika virus transmission

Researchers develop fine-scale global map of Zika virus transmission

New mouse model to aid in development of antiviral compounds, vaccines against Zika virus

New mouse model to aid in development of antiviral compounds, vaccines against Zika virus

New data from studies evaluating diagnostic tools, therapies for infectious diseases released at ECCMID 2016

New data from studies evaluating diagnostic tools, therapies for infectious diseases released at ECCMID 2016

Brazilian researchers reveal harmful effects of Zika virus in human neural stem cells, neurospheres

Brazilian researchers reveal harmful effects of Zika virus in human neural stem cells, neurospheres

Noviplex card could accelerate testing for Zika virus in the Amazonian region of Brazil

Noviplex card could accelerate testing for Zika virus in the Amazonian region of Brazil

Argentinian researchers develop plastic ovitrap to monitor, control Aedes aegypti mosquito

Argentinian researchers develop plastic ovitrap to monitor, control Aedes aegypti mosquito

Researchers develop mouse model for testing vaccines, therapeutics to battle Zika virus

Researchers develop mouse model for testing vaccines, therapeutics to battle Zika virus

Johns Hopkins expert offers tips on Zika virus relating to pregnancy, sexual transmission

Johns Hopkins expert offers tips on Zika virus relating to pregnancy, sexual transmission

Purdue University-led researchers determine structure of Zika virus

Purdue University-led researchers determine structure of Zika virus

Zika threat to Olympics attendees? An interview with Prof. Eskild Petersen

Zika threat to Olympics attendees? An interview with Prof. Eskild Petersen

Research describes first new mouse model for Zika infection in decades

Research describes first new mouse model for Zika infection in decades

Computer-assisted methods may help as decision support system to combat Zika virus

Computer-assisted methods may help as decision support system to combat Zika virus