At Least 2 Pregnant Women Choose Abortions After Zika Diagnosis, CDC Confirms

February 26, 2016 6:44 PM

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At Least 2 Pregnant Women Choose Abortions After Zika Diagnosis, CDC Confirms

At least two pregnant women infected with the Zika virus have chosen to undergo abortions in recent months, while another two have suffered miscarriages, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday.

One Zika patient's newborn had serious birth defects (microcephaly, currently the major hallmark of the Zika virus), while two others delivered healthy infants.

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