A Miami-Based OB-GYN on What It’s Like to Treat Pregnant Women With Zika – Slate Magazine

Most people who catch this virus feel fine. Some will end up with a fever, rash, aches and pains, red eyes (conjunctivitis), or rarely, a serious nerve disorder called Guillain-Barre. But in pregnancy there can be very serious consequences for the baby. As of July 28, the World Health Organization reports that nearly 2,000 babies are affected worldwide with microcephaly or central nervous system malformations associated with Zika.

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