Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Like Zika, West Nile virus causes fetal brain damage, death in mice

Two viruses closely related to Zika -- West Nile and Powassan -- can spread from an infected pregnant mouse to her fetuses, causing brain damage and fetal death, according to a new study. The findings suggest that Zika may not be unique in its ability to cause miscarriages and birth defects.