41 US Service Members, 1 Pregnant Woman, Have Contracted Zika Overseas

At least 41 American service members, including one pregnant woman, have been diagnosed with the Zika virus while on active duty overseas, a Pentagon spokesperson told Fox News Wednesday.

The Pentagon said that seven family members of those servicemen and women also have contracted the virus, which usually leads to mild symptoms, but can cause severe birth defects in children and has been linked to paralysis.



41 US service members, 1 pregnant woman, have contracted Zika overseas