Author: Hannah Kuper

Professor at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Organisation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Zika and blindness

Professor at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Organisation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Maria* is a lovely child of about 18 months, living in Rio de Janeiro. She was born with microcephaly as a result of the Zika outbreak in Brazil. In August, I was fortunate to spend a week helping to help look after her, as well as two other children with Congenital Zika Syndrome, while their…