Existing Drugs May Fight Zika Virus

There are new developments in the fight against Zika.

Researchers now say three existing drugs may be able to treat effects of the virus.

The drugs are used to treat cancer, hepatitis "c" and parasitic infections.

In early tests, the results were dramatic, and actually reversed damage caused by the virus.

The CDC now says it wants all babies exposed to Zika to get their hearing tested.

A study of dozens of Zika infected babies in Brazil, found about five percent of them suffers from permanent hearing loss.

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