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The number of pregnant women with Zika in the US just tripled

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 24, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Julie M. Rodriguez last modified May 23, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on May 20th that the number of pregnant women in the US with Zika virus is now three times higher than previously thought. The cases have jumped from 48 to 157, although the agency claims that it's aware of less than a dozen babies or fetuses who've actually suffered from birth defects due to the infection. However, since most of the pregnancies are ongoing, that number will likely climb. An additional 122 cases in pregnant women have also...






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