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Births given to normal babies by Zika infected mothers

Generally Zika infected mothers give birth to babies with microcephaly

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Publish Date: Sep 28 2016 1:39PM | Updated Date: Sep 28 2016 1:39PM

Births given to normal babies by Zika infected mothers
Amidst several cases of microcephaly in newborn babies due to Zika, six Zika infected mothers in Nicaragua have given birth to normal babies.
 
Generally, mothers infected with Zika virus give birth to babies infected with microcephaly and with Guillain-Barre Syndrome. 
 
Shockingly, till date Nicaragua has been noted 1,941 positive cases of Zika out of which 1,041 of which have been pregnant women. 
 
As Zika, dengue and chikungunya are all spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, Nicaragua’s health ministry is pushing a national fumigation and abatization campaign to eradicate these illnesses.
 
Nicaragua’s health authorities have been on high alert since a health emergency was declared in May to fight Zika, dengue and chikungunya in the Central American country.