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4 Zika-Linked Microcephaly Cases Confirmed In Panama, Health Ministry Says

Reuters: Panama confirms four microcephaly cases tied to Zika
“Four babies born with microcephaly linked to the Zika virus have been confirmed in Panama, the health ministry said on Wednesday, out of 264 total cases of the mosquito-borne infection in the country. … Fourteen pregnant women have contracted the virus, and six babies who were infected with Zika were born with malformations, including the microcephaly cases, the health ministry said…” (Moreno/Yukhananov, 5/5).

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