View Full Version : Zika Virus Hits Miami, Florida

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08-23-2016, 12:43 AM
Already 36 people have been infected by the Zika virus within the Greater Miami Area (http://www.cbsnews.com/news/zika-virus-in-school-miami-officials-make-tough-decisions/), and the virus is known for the possible risk to cause severe birth defects in developing babies (specifically microcephaly [an underdeveloped brain that leads to intellectual disabilities] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zika_virus#Pathogenesis)).


Some pregnant women are taking extraordinary measures because of the high risk: