Nicaragua confirms first microcephaly birth linked to Zika virus

August 26, 2016 7:00 PM

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MANAGUA Nicaragua has confirmed its first case of a baby born with microcephaly linked to the Zika virus, authorities said on Friday.

"The girl was born very underweight, at less than four pounds (1.81 kg) and with confirmed microcephaly," said Rosario Murillo, government spokeswoman and the country's first lady.

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