1 in 10 Zika-infected US moms have babies with birth defects, CDC reports

One in 10 pregnant women with confirmed Zika infection had a fetus or baby with Zika-related complications in 2016, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.

The findings are based on the US Zika Pregnancy Registry, which was established last year to track Zika among pregnant women in the United States and its territories (except Puerto Rico, which has a separate registry).

The report included all 972 completed pregnancies from January through December 2016. Birth...

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