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    Paraguay confirms the first case of a pregnant woman zika

    By CNN Spanish
    12:00 ET (17:00 GMT) March 11, 2016

    (CNN Spanish) - The Ministry of Health of Paraguay confirmed Friday the first case of a pregnant woman infected with the virus Zika.

    The 32-year-old lives in Asuncion and is currently under medical care.
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    "This is an indigenous case because the affected has no travel history, the report of the Directorate General of Health Surveillance," the ministry statement.

    Following the discovery and confirmation, health authorities held a day of tracking and cleaning the area for "detection and elimination of breeding sites, fumigation and awareness neighbors on measures to be taken to avoid contracting by the Aedes aegypti-borne diseases" adds the official communication.
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    http://cnnespanol.cnn.com/2016/03/11...er-embarazada/
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