CDC: 6 pregnancies in Zika-infected women resulted in birth defects

June 16, 2016 6:43 PM

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CDC: 6 pregnancies in Zika-infected women resulted in birth defects

Three women in the U.S. mainland infected with the Zika virus have delivered infants with birth defects and three others have lost or terminated pregnancies because their fetuses suffered brain damage from the virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.

The agency said it was not providing details about where the births occurred to protect the privacy of the women and children affected by the mosquito-borne virus. The information released Thursday is the first time the agency has provided a total number of Zika-related birth defects since the start...

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