CDC: 9 US Pregnancies Affected by Zika, 10 More Being Watched
Nine women who live in the United States but traveled where Zika virus is spreading became infected while pregnant, and 10 others who are pregnant are being watched, the Centers for Disease Control said Friday afternoon. Of the nine pregnancies, two ended in miscarriage; two women chose abortions; two are still pregnant; and three delivered, two with apparently healthy infants and one with a child with microcephaly.
Meanwhile, despite warnings to use protection or abstain, Zika is being transmitted sexually by men who have traveled to the infectious zone to people who have not left the country. There are 14 possible such cases, including two confirmed and four probable cases among women infected by men, the agency said.
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