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Did You Know? is a feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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April 7, 2017
  • About 1 in 10 US pregnant women with confirmed Zika infection in 2016 had a fetus or baby with birth defects.
  • Babies born with Zika-related birth defects require specialized follow-up care and developmental monitoring.
  • Health departments can coordinate pregnancy surveillance with Zika birth defects surveillance to ensure all affected babies are identified and families are connected to appropriate medical and social services.


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Page last reviewed: April 7, 2017