Newsclip®: [Health] Zika strain that causes microcephaly found in Africa for the first time, WHO confirms | Health News | Lifestyle | The Independent

"Two hundred cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed and thousands are suspected in Cape Verde in the first African outbreak of the strain of the disease that has hit South America, the World Health Organisation has revealed. Three cases of babies with microcephaly – an unusually small head associated with incomplete brain development – have already been discovered on the island off Senegal on Africa’s west coast with 170 pregnant women among those infected.",

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