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  • PRO/AH/EDR> Zika virus (02): Americas, Asia, research, observations
    Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:00:33 -0400
    Zika virus -- Worldwide/Unknown
    Julia A. Brown, Gursewwak Singh, Joshua A. Acklin, Silviana Lee, James E. Duehr, Anupa N. Chokola et al. Dengue Virus Immunity Increases Zika Virus-Induced Damage During Pregnancy.
    Highlights
    - Dengue-specific antibodies can enhance Zika virus pathogenesis during pregnancy
    - Enhancement of Zika pathogenesis was observed in the placenta, not in the fetus
    - Placental damage was associated with an increase in infected trophoblasts
    - This process was found to be FcyR mediated
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