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Likely Zika Linked Microcephaly - Neyba Dominican Republic

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Dominican authorities are investigating the birth of a child with congenital abnormalities, including microcephaly, and its possible relationship to Zika virus, reported the Health Minister, Altagracia Guzman Marcelino.

The child was born in a hospital in Barahona province (southwest) after a threat of abortion of his mother, who lives in La Discovered in Independencia province, also in the southwest.

The boy's mother, 27, attended six prenatal consultations in a Primary Care Unit (UNAP) in the Discovered and was conducted five sonography.

It was not until the last sonography, on June 27, when the woman was 35 weeks gestation, specialists moderate microcephaly detected in the fetus.

The mother denied history related to signs and symptoms of zika during pregnancy, although the doctor who attended the birth describes clinical record "rash" or transient rash on the abdomen between 8-10 weeks of gestation.

http://www.noticiasdevenezuela.org/2016/07/02/nace-nino-con-microcefalia-en-republica-dominicana-e-investigan-vinculos-con-el-zika/

 

Dominican authorities are investigating the birth of a child with congenital abnormalities, including microcephaly, and its possible relationship to Zika virus, reported the Health Minister, Altagracia Guzman Marcelino.

The child was born in a hospital in Barahona province (southwest) after a threat of abortion of his mother, who lives in La Discovered in Independencia province, also in the southwest.

The boy's mother, 27, attended six prenatal consultations in a Primary Care Unit (UNAP) in the Discovered and was conducted five sonography.

It was not until the last sonography, on June 27, when the woman was 35 weeks gestation, specialists moderate microcephaly detected in the fetus.

The mother denied history related to signs and symptoms of zika during pregnancy, although the doctor who attended the birth describes clinical record "rash" or transient rash on the abdomen between 8-10 weeks of gestation.

"As interesting findings on the physical examination a small head with narrow forehead, closed fontanelle and redundant scalp and mild bilateral deformity of the pinna, deep palate and short neck is observed," he explained the Minister of Health in a statement .

In this situation, he said, the authorities took blood samples for investigation if a case linked to the Zika virus, transmitted by the mosquito Aedes aegypti, and are now waiting for the results.

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He moved to the Robert Reid child was born with microcephaly

hospital-robertSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic.- The child was born last Saturday with microcephaly in the province of Barahona, he was transferred Monday morning to Robert Reid Cabral Children 's Hospital, where she will be performed several studies.

Previously the infant was readmitted to a hospital in that province because of fever.

This is the newborn norvi Maria Ferreras, 27, a resident of The Naked province Independence, who denies history with signs and symptoms of the virus during pregnancy, although medical history the doctor who attended the birth described "rash" transient abdomen between 8 and 10 weeks of gestation.

In six prenatal consultations that took the mother in a Primary Care Unit (UNAP) no signs and symptoms of the virus was verified and she denies having had the disease.

http://www.noticiassin.com/2016/07/trasladan-al-robert-reid-nino-nacio-con-microcefalia/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+noticiassin1+(Noticias+SIN+-+Servicios+Informativos+Nacionales)

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