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Ljubljana researchers provide key insight into Zika virus

Ljubljana, 11 February - Researchers at the University of Ljubljana and UKC Ljubljana hospital have proved a strong link between the Zika virus and microcephaly in foetuses after finding the virus inside the abnormally small brain of an aborted foetus.

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Ljubljana
A team of Slovenian researchers credited with an important Zika virus discovery speaking to the press at the Faculty of Medicine.
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Ljubljana
A team of Slovenian researchers credited with an important Zika virus discovery speaking at a news conference at the Faculty of Medicine.
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Ljubljana
A team of Slovenian researchers credited with an important Zika virus discovery speaking to the press at the Faculty of Medicine.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
A team of Slovenian researchers credited with an important Zika virus discovery speaking to the press at the Faculty of Medicine. Pictured Tatjana Avšič Zupanc of the Institute for Microbiology and Immunology.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
A team of Slovenian researchers credited with an important Zika virus discovery speaking to the press at the Faculty of Medicine.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
A team of Slovenian researchers credited with an important Zika virus discovery speaking to the press at the Faculty of Medicine.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
A team of Slovenian researchers credited with an important Zika virus discovery speaking to the press at the Faculty of Medicine.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
A team of Slovenian researchers credited with an important Zika virus discovery speaking to the press at the Faculty of Medicine. Pictured Mara Popović of the Institute for Pathology.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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