The majority of those who get Zika don't even experience the virus' mild symptoms. However, the World Health Organization is warning women who are pregnant or women planning to get pregnant that Zika has a possible link to birth defects in babies.
The Public Health Agency of Canada’s website states: “In Brazil, there has recently been a significant increase in number of babies born with birth defects (congenital malformations), such as infants born with an abnormally small head and microcephaly (an underdeveloped brain).”
What exactly is microcephaly and how does it affect babies? Watch the video above to find out.
Also on HuffPost