First Zika-Linked Microcephaly Cases Reported In Puerto Rico, Vietnam
New York Times: First Baby in Puerto Rico With Zika-Related Microcephaly Born
“The first child in Puerto Rico with Zika-related microcephaly has been born, the territory’s secretary of health announced Friday…” (McNeil, 10/28).
Reuters: Vietnam reports first microcephaly case likely linked to Zika — government agency
“Vietnam’s health ministry on Sunday reported a microcephaly case that it says is likely to be the country’s first linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus…” (Pham, 10/30).
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