Zika Virus Spreads To Haiti, Bolivia, Health Officials Report
Agence France-Presse: Haiti hit with Zika virus outbreak: official
“Haiti’s health ministry said Friday the country has been hit by an outbreak of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne ailment similar to dengue fever that is rapidly spreading through the Caribbean. Health Minister Florence Duperval Guillaume confirmed the outbreak at a press conference, saying that she too, was recovering from a bout of the illness…” (1/15).
Agence France-Presse: Zika spreads to Bolivia, infecting pregnant woman
“…Health officials in the South American country had previously detected three people who arrived from other countries with the disease, but the woman — who is eight weeks pregnant — is the first person to be infected in Bolivia, they said…” (1/19).
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