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District's tests for Zika last summer were faulty for at least 2 pregnant women

Concerns have been raised that the District's tests for Zika last summer were faulty in some cases.

Two pregnant women who thought they were negative for the Zika virus are now being told they were positive. DC's Department of Forensic Sciences says this comes after a scientist raised questions about testing procedures.

The DC Forensics Director called it a laboratory testing error.

The DC Forensics Director called it a laboratory testing error.

She said of 62 negative samples sent to the CDC, two of them came back positive. More than 300 additional samples are being retested by outside labs, so there could be more positives.

The women have given birth, but no information about the health of the babies was given.

ABC7’s Sam Ford has more in the video above.

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