Evidence of Zika's risk to pregnant women continues to grow

March 5, 2016 12:45 PM

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Researchers report that the Zika virus may be linked to a wider variety of "grave outcomes" for developing babies than previously reported - threats that can come at any stage of pregnancy.

The findings released Friday are preliminary results from the first study tracking pregnant women in Brazil from the time they were infected, and do not prove that Zika is to blame. But they come as separate laboratory research released Friday strengthens the case that Zika causes a serious birth de...

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