Zika Images Show 'Worst Brain Infections That Doctors Will Ever See'

August 23, 2016 10:39 PM

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This baby was born with a normal-size head. But MRI scans show the brain is filled with fluid and little brain tissue. The cortex of the brain is normally folded, but in this case, the cortex is smooth.

A series of medical images published Tuesday offers the most complete picture, so far, of how the Zika virus can damage the brain of a fetus.

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