There's a review article on the effect of Papaya extracts in the treatment of Dengue fever, the main issue being thrombocytopaenia. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4071726/ The best data quoted from that paper says: A study conducted in Malaysia had a more systematic approach in evaluating the use of papaya leaf juice in the treatment of ...


DaveL already covered the Zika aspects, so I'll just add this. Microcephaly is a birth defect that happens to developing fetuses, not children. Your children were safe from microcephaly the day they were born without it. http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/birthdefects/microcephaly.html


Pre-Update: Your question is misleading in two regards: The title head of the question, combined with the tag, assumes that there's some age limit to who can receive this virus. There is currently no proven age limit for contracting the zika virus. http://www.cdc.gov/zika/disease-qa.html It's transmittable through mosquitoes and sex. http://wwwnc.cdc....

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