3rd-Trimester Zika Infection Poses Little Risk of Microcephaly: Study

CDC study wanted to look at which pregnant women were at risk.
1:15 | 06/15/16

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This CDC releasing a new study on patterns of Zeke a virus and how it affects babies at different stages of pregnancy and researchers say. The results are encouraging eyewitnesses aboard alarmed last berg is in the newsroom with details good news blowing right to shore is that this is promising information coming out of Columbia CDC researchers are studying patterns and seek a diagnosis. And pregnancy outcomes in that country and of the more than 550 women who reportedly contacted me gain their third trimester and gave birth. There were no cases of Microsoft flee or brain abnormalities. In their babies. That is certainly promising preliminary information and it's suggested infection by Z got later in pregnancy is less risky. For the fetus doctor Richard vasser X. Lanes. It'll take longer to know could there be similar defects and problems with hearing or vision those studies have been done. But this severe form of birth defects that we've been very concerned about they're not seeing late in pregnancy. More study. Will be done another sixty or so women diagnosed with seek and their third trimester are being studied as well they have not yet given birth they'll be interesting to. See the outcomes of those deliveries live in the newsroom Laurie last for channel seven Eyewitness News.

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