Evidence may link Zika to birth defects in babies
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First evidence that may show Zika and birth defects link

Researchers in the United States say they may have found the first evidence that the Zika virus does cause birth defects in babies.

The mosquito borne virus - which is spreading rapidly in central and south America - normally only causes mild symptoms in adults. But there's growing concern that if pregnant women are infected, their babies can be born with damaged brains.

The BBC's David Shukman reports.

  • 04 Mar 2016
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