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Congenital toxoplasmosis and cytomegalovirus infection may cause significant morbidity and even fetal or neonatal mortality. In a new study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, we quantified the disease burden of both congenital infections in Belgium in terms of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) and identify data gaps.

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