But scientists stressed untreated infections are greater risk to a fetus than antibiotics.
Seven children were found to have been born with upper limb reduction between 2009 and 2014, all within 11 miles of the town of Druillat in eastern France.
Infants with this defect usually die almost immediately.
Defectors claim that 80 percent of trees planted near the test site die, that underground wells have been evaporated and that babies in the region are born with birth defects at alarming rates.
The virus has become more aggressive, increasing the threat of lifelong problems.
Widely reported study was carried out on mice and not humans—it's important to bear that in mind.
A new report from the CDC suggests the mosquito-borne virus has spiked the risk of births with microcephaly and related defects.
Experts have called results of the world-first study "remarkable."
Urging pregnant women to apply bug repellent isn't thrilling work for doctors. But it's about all they've got.
A new study conducted with cell cultures shows how the mosquito-borne virus may slow down and stop neural cell growth.
The CDC reported outcomes on several pregnant U.S. residents who acquired the virus while traveling in affected countries.
A study urges women to consider the dangers of these commonly prescribed antidepressants.