Zika: Panama has ‘first microcephaly case outside Brazil’

Panama has registered a baby born with a brain disorder believed linked to the Zika virus, in what is thought to be the first such case outside Brazil in the current outbreak.Traces of the mosquito-born virus were found in the baby’s umbilical cord.The baby had been born with an underdeveloped brain, a condition known as microcephaly, which health experts suspect is linked to the virus.Brazil suspects most of its 860 cases of microcephaly are related to Zika.

Source: Zika: Panama has ‘first microcephaly case outside Brazil’ – BBC News

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