Zika may cause babies to be born with severe brain damage, however, there is a high probability that the virus will help fight brain tumors in adults.
The virus emerged about four years ago and is more dangerous in pregnant women because it can cause babies to develop microcephaly (abnormally small heads) and associated neurological problems, including increasing the rate of miscarriages.
Unlike most viruses, Zika passes from the blood to the brain, where it infects and kills stem cells, having serious effects on brain development, and with that pattern the comes the ability to combat deadly brain tumors, the . . .