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GRENADA records first case of microcephaly

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Jan 17, CMC – Grenada has recorded its first case of microcephaly after the unidentified mother of the baby became infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus during her pregnancy.
  • Published in Health

T&T Health authorities investigating latest case of microcephaly

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Sept 27, CMC – The Ministry of Health says it is seeking assistance from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to determine whether a baby born with microcephaly is as a result of the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
  • Published in Health

Dominica confirms seven Zika cases among pregnant women

ROSEAU, Dominica, Sept 7, CMC – Dominica has confirmed that seven pregnant women had contracted the mosquito-borne Zika virus in addition to two other cases of persons with the Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS), in which a person’s own immune system damages the nerve cells, causing muscle weakness, and sometimes, paralysis.
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Babies born with microcephaly in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Aug 9, CMC – The Barbados health authorities Tuesday said they were investigating the cause of microcephaly in two babies delivered at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) this week.
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