Growing number of problems found in Brazilian babies affected by Zika

A small study suggests that the range of serious eye problems in babies affected by the Zika virus is more extensive than previously known.

The study focused on three Brazilian baby boys with microcephaly, a condition in which infants are born with abnormally small heads and, in most cases, incomplete brain development. All three had eye problems that could impair their vision, and all of their mothers had suspected Zika virus infections during the first trimester of pregnancy, according to the study, published online Wednesday in Ophthalmology.

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