Wash U discovers Zika may harm men

The Zika virus is even more dangerous then we thought. It is now linked to infertility in men.

ST. LOUIS - The Zika virus is even more dangerous then we thought. It is now linked to infertility in men.

Washington University scientists in St. Louis made a major breakthrough. They discovered that male mice infected with the virus had low levels of sex hormones and reduced fertility. This could interfere with a man's ability to have children.

Researchers say additional studies are needed, but what we see in mice is usually mirrored in humans. 


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