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Thailand reports first Zika-linked microcephaly cases, US warns against travel to 11 Southeast Asian countries
 

Thailand reports first Zika-linked microcephaly cases, US warns against travel to 11 Southeast Asian countries

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The feared condition of Zika-linked microcephaly has been diagnosed in two babies in Thailand for the first time yesterday while in Malaysia, a meeting to discuss abortion laws for Zika-linked pregnancies failed to reach a consensus.
 
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2 Oct 2016 - General
 
Again alarming news about Zika virus and it seems Zika virus will never stop worrying the people especially pregnant women. A new case of Zika related microcephaly is reported in Thailand for the first time. This is also the first case in south Asia and it seems that Zika virus is spreading to South Asia rapidly it is more threatening for pregnant women. WHO has strong evidence against Zika infection as three babies with small heads are born in Thailand. US health authorities have issued a trave...
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As expected, the alarming news continues. Since the tropical climate in this part of the world has made these countries endemic for mosquito transmitted diseases such as dengue and malaria, the spread of zika virus is easier especially with human to human transmission and the fetal microcephaly complications added to the equation. It is predicted for zika to remain a hot topic for longer duration. After the travel warning by the US, many other countries are going to follow the lead affecting the...
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