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CDC Definitively Confirms: Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects

On April 13, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials officially confirmed that Zika Virus has been the cause of birth defects, like microcephaly, seen in babies born to infected mothers.

The announcement makes following the CDC's travel notices even more urgent. Given that the mosquitos tramitting Zika virus are found in Maryland, it is important to follow local recommendations to prevent transmission

To learn more, read the full findings or a summary in the New York Times

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