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Zika Microcephaly Cases In Dominican Republic Increase To Three

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The three babies born with microcephaly hospitals Independencia, Santo Domingo and the National District are related to zika, transmitted by the mosquito Aedes aegypti, the same dengue and chikungunya, inform this Thursday Ministry of Public Health.

He explained in a statement that although the mothers of the babies said they had not submitted suspicious symptoms of the disease during pregnancy, one doctor who attended the birth documented in the clinical record a transient rash on the abdomen, compatible with zika, between the eighth and tenth week of pregnancy.

Children born between June and July, according to the information.


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