Emerging Diseases

From 2016-2018, over 4,800 pregnancies in the U.S. had a laboratory result, which showed or confirmed a possible Zika virus infection. From these pregnancies, 1,450 babies were either one year or older by February 1, 2018 and had follow-up care reported to the U.S. Zika Pregnancy and Infant Registry.

About 1 in 7 of these 1,450 babies had one or more recognized health problems possibly caused by Zika Virus:

Only 1 in 3 of these 1,450 babies had an eye exam by an eye doctor reported. Without evaluation, some health problems might go undetected (Association of Public Health Laboratories, 2018). 

Zika Virus Algorithm Poster

Zika Virus Provider Alert 2018