Measures Taken to Prevent Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy — Puerto Rico, 2016

@inproceedings{DAngelo2017MeasuresTT,
  title={Measures Taken to Prevent Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy — Puerto Rico, 2016},
  author={Denise V. D’Angelo and Beatriz Salvesen von Essen and Mark J. Lamias and Holly B. Shulman and Wanda I. Hernandez-Virella and Aspy J. Taraporewalla and Manuel Vargas and Leslie S.J. Harrison and Sascha R. Ellington and Leslianne Soto and Tanya L. Williams and Aurea Rodriguez and Carrie K. Shapiro-Mendoza and Brenda Rivera and Shanna Cox and Karen Pazol and Marion E. Rice and Deborah L. Dee and Lisa Romero and E. Scott Lathrop and Wanda Denise Barfield and Ruben A. Smith and Denise J. Jamieson and Margaret A. Honein and Carmen Ana Deseda and Lee Warner},
  booktitle={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  year={2017}
}
Zika virus infection during pregnancy remains a serious health threat in Puerto Rico. Infection during pregnancy can cause microcephaly, brain abnormalities, and other severe birth defects (1). From January 1, 2016 through March 29, 2017, Puerto Rico reported approximately 3,300 pregnant women with laboratory evidence of possible Zika virus infection (2… CONTINUE READING