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Amost 300 pregnant women with Zika in US...

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    Posted: May 20 2016 at 11:03am
Originally posted by BBC BBC wrote:

Nearly 300 pregnant women in the US have tested positive for Zika virus, according to the latest figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

In the US, 157 pregnant women have tested positive for the disease and 122 have tested positive in US territories.



Also for those of us on the "other side of the pond"...

Originally posted by BBC BBC wrote:

The World Health Organization has said Zika virus could spread to Europe this summer.

"Everything we know about this virus seems to be scarier than we initially thought," Dr Anne Schuchat of the CDC said in April.



http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-36346710
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This was in our newspaper today. That's shocking. Surely deformities will show up on a scan? I feel so sorry for those women. Imagine the stress they are under at a time in their lives that should be joyful and relaxing. Terrible.
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