Second Pregnant Woman In Los Angeles Infected With Zika
She contracted the virus while traveling outside of the country. Overall, nine pregnant women in the U.S. have Zika, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms.
The Los Angeles Daily News:
Pregnant Woman Is Second Zika Case In Los Angeles County
A pregnant woman from Los Angeles County has been infected with the Zika virus after traveling outside the area, public health officials confirmed late Friday. Officials with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said the woman is the second confirmed case of Zika virus in the region. The first was an adolescent who had travelled to El Salvador, and was diagnosed in November. She has since recovered. (Abram, 2/26)
The Associated Press:
CDC: Zika Infections Confirmed In 9 Pregnant Women In US
Zika infections have been confirmed in nine pregnant women in the United States, including one who gave birth to a baby with a rare birth defect, health officials said Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it's investigating 10 more reports of pregnant travelers with Zika. All got the virus while visiting or living in places with Zika outbreaks. (Stobbe, 2/29)