Scientists have confirmed the Zika Virus can cross the placenta during pregnancy, and is suspected of being able to cause birth defects to the child, particularly microcephaly, which is an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain at birth. The CDC has issued new interim guidelines regarding Zika. If you are concerned about the Zika Virus, contact your doctor.
About Annie Hearn
Annie has been with WBOC since March 2008. Prior to her time at the television station, Annie spent 4 ½ years at 1450 WILM Newsradio in New Castle, DE as a general assignment reporter, legislative correspondent, and morning co-anchor. She was also an Adjunct instructor at Wilmington University. Annie has a Bachelor's degree from University of Delaware. She majored in English with a concentration in Journalism. Annie won a national Edward R. Murrow award in 2006. Check out all stories by Annie.
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