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CDC confirms Zika causes microcephaly, other birth defects

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Scientific criteria support unprecedented link between vector-borne illness and devastating birth defects, Frieden says, while efforts to quantify risks continue Saying data and an accumulation of evidence leave no further doubt about links between Zika infection and birth defects, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed today that infection with the mosquito-born virus during […]