Scientists with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 6 percent of completed pregnancies among mothers infected with Zika while pregnant led to one or more birth defects potentially related to the virus. In this February 2016 photo, Caio Julio Vasconcelos, who was born with microcephaly, undergoes physical therapy at the Institute for the Blind in Brazil. Vasconcelos was born to a mother who contracted Zika during her pregnancy.
Scientists with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 6 percent of completed pregnancies among mothers infected with Zika while pregnant led to one or more birth defects potentially related to the virus. In this February 2016 photo, Caio Julio Vasconcelos, who was born with microcephaly, undergoes physical therapy at the Institute for the Blind in Brazil. Vasconcelos was born to a mother who contracted Zika during her pregnancy. Andre Penner AP
Scientists with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 6 percent of completed pregnancies among mothers infected with Zika while pregnant led to one or more birth defects potentially related to the virus. In this February 2016 photo, Caio Julio Vasconcelos, who was born with microcephaly, undergoes physical therapy at the Institute for the Blind in Brazil. Vasconcelos was born to a mother who contracted Zika during her pregnancy. Andre Penner AP

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Six percent chance of birth defects when moms infected with Zika during pregnancy, CDC says

December 14, 2016 6:39 PM

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