Rare Zika Complication Hits 30 in Puerto Rico; CDC Expects More

August 18, 2016 8:45 PM

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Rare Zika Complication Hits 30 in Puerto Rico; CDC Expects More

Thirty people have been diagnosed with a rare paralyzing condition caused by Zika virus infection in Puerto Rico, the territory's health department said Thursday.

And Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Thomas Frieden says he expects even more cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome in Puerto Rico because the virus is infecting so much of the population.

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