The Latest Zika Bad News Is Even Worse

Zika may live in eyes and play a role in spreading virus, study finds

In a study published Tuesday in Cell Reports, researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis describe the effect of Zika virus infections in the eyes of mouse fetuses, newborns and adults.

The study suggests that the eye could be a reservoir for the virus. Eye infection raises the possibility that people could become infected with Zika through contact with tears from infected people, they said.

Previously here:

The Missing Zika Explosion
The Zika Reservoir
The Never-Mentioned Zika Reservoir
The Zika Virus News Keeps Getting Worse
The Zika Virus

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