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Zika prep confirms microcephaly and FASD link

This 25-year study into the baseline rate of microcephaly in Australia confirmed an important link with FASD. It was reported in the Western Australian population that there was a microcephaly prevalence of 1 in 1830 births and the most frequent cause was FASD, particularly in Aboriginal births.

Author: Wright C.

Published: Medical Journal of Australia InSight (Issue 16)

Date: 1 May 2017

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