Zika Virus Raises Questions About Cost of Care

Concerns about spread of the Zika virus are rising as more cases of the mosquito-transmitted virus are diagnosed in the U.S. The lifetime cost of care for a microcephalic child is estimated at between $1 million and $10 million.

The Aedes albopictus mosquito.

Concerns about spread of the Zika virus are rising as more cases of the mosquito-transmitted virus are diagnosed in the U.S. The lifetime cost of care for a microcephalic child is estimated at between $1 million and $10 million. (CBS News)