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  • Microcephaly cases in Angola point to African Zika outbreak

    Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/healt...tbreak-n921226

    Microcephaly cases in Angola point to African Zika outbreak
    Experts worry about the spread of the disease in a new continent, and about a sense of complacency now that Brazil's Zika crisis has largely waned.
    by Reuters / Oct. 17, 2018 / 1:40 PM EDT

    ...Emiliano is one of at least 72 babies born with microcephaly in Angola between February 2017 and May 2018, suspected victims of an emerging Zika outbreak. The cases have gone largely unreported, but an internal World Health Organization report reviewed by Reuters concluded in April that two cases of a potentially dangerous strain of Zika confirmed in early 2017, along with the microcephaly cases identified since then, provided strong evidence of a Zika-linked microcephaly cluster in Angola...
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