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Baby First! Pregnant Megan Markle Snubs Zambia Tour Over Zika Virus Health Fears

Nov. 25 2018, Updated 10:59 p.m. ET

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Pregnant Meghan Markle is not going to Zambia because of Zika virus health fears.

The former American actress does not want to put her baby or herself at risk by visiting the African nation.

Prince Harry, 34, will go m the two day tour in his own while his wife stays back in Britain with her mother Doria Ragland.

An Insider told The Sun On Sunday newspaper: "As far as those on the ground in Zambia were concerned both Meghan and Harry were going.

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"But Meghan is exhausted and, understandably, expressed serious concerns about travelling to a country with even the smallest Zika threat.

"In the end it was agreed Harry would go it alone and Meghan could rest-up and spend some quality time with Doria, who is down in the UK visiting."

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Meghan, 37, who will have her child in the spring, was reportedly ordered by doctors to stay away from rainforests and jungles during the trip over fears about Zika.

The virus, mainly spread by mosquitoes, is more serious in pregnant women, and is blamed for serious birth defects.

RadarOnline.com reported how the Duke And Duchess Of Sussex are going to move into a larger home as they prepare for their first child together.

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