Puerto Rico Reports First Case Of Zika-Linked Microcephaly
New York Times: Puerto Rico Reports First Microcephaly Case Linked to Zika
“A pregnant woman in Puerto Rico has become the first American whose fetus developed microcephaly because of a Zika infection acquired in the United States, the territory’s health department said on Friday…” (McNeil, 5/13).
Reuters: Puerto Rico reports first case of Zika-related microcephaly
“Puerto Rico’s health ministry confirmed on Friday its first case of Zika-related microcephaly in a fetus, increasing concerns of the virus’ spread by mosquitoes and the financially strapped U.S. commonwealth’s ability to address the growing health crisis…” (Bases, 5/13).
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