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).