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Feb 10, 2016 6:45 PM

Zika virus also tied to eye problems in babies


A hearing was held on Capitol Hill today addressed the Zika virus. It comes as researchers in Brazil say the mosquito-borne virus may also be linked to eye abnormalities in babies.

Some babies born with very small heads and underdeveloped brains also have serious eye problems, as a result of their mother contracting the Zika virus during pregnancy.

Here in the U.S. the virus has been detected in 12 states and the District of Columbia.


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