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CDC Confirms Zika Causes Microcephaly

CDC Confirms Zika Causes Microcephaly

A study out today from the Center for Disease Control confirms what many researchers already believed to be true: the Zika virus does indeed cause microcephaly as well as a wide range of additional and severe foetal brain defects.

CDC Confirms Zika In Nine US Pregnancies

CDC Confirms Zika In Nine US Pregnancies

Image: Getty The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed Zika infections in nine pregnant women in the United States, all of whom contracted the virus while travelling. Three babies have already been born — one with a brain defect.