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Six Healthy Babies Born to Zika-infected Mothers in Nicaragua

by Julia Samuel on  September 29, 2016 at 2:27 PM Tropical Disease News   - G J E 4
Six healthy babies were born to mothers who were exposed to the Zika virus during their pregnancies in Nicaragua.
Six Healthy Babies Born to Zika-infected Mothers in Nicaragua
Six Healthy Babies Born to Zika-infected Mothers in Nicaragua
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The six mothers infected with the Zika virus during pregnancy and their six babies were all in a stable condition and were very well, Xinhua news agency quoted Nicaragua's First Lady as saying.

‘Nicaragua's Health Ministry said that till September 26, 1,941 positive cases of Zika have been registered in the Central American country, out of which 1,041 have been pregnant women.’
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The Zika virus in pregnant women is associated with causing babies to be born with microcephaly and with Guillain-Barre Syndrome, according to investigations released on March 31 by the World Health Organisation (WHO).



Source: IANS
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