Europe Reports First Zika-Linked Microcephaly Case In Infant Of Spanish Woman Who Traveled To Latin America; Honduras Reports 8 Cases Of Birth Defect
New York Times: Woman With Zika Virus in Spain Gives Birth to Baby With Microcephaly
“A woman infected with the Zika virus gave birth on Monday to a baby with microcephaly in Barcelona, in what is probably the first case of its kind in Europe, according to the hospital where the infant was born. The woman is believed to have caught the Zika virus while traveling in Latin America, the region where Zika has spread most widely…” (Minder, 7/25).
Reuters: Honduras detects 8 cases of babies with Zika-related defect
“Health officials in the Central American nation of Honduras on Tuesday reported eight cases of newborns with microcephaly born to women who were infected with the Zika virus during pregnancy…” (Palencia, 7/26).