AMERICA/NICARAGUA - Mothers infected with the zika virus give birth to healthy children

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 healthcare  

Pan American Health Organization-PAHO

Managua (Agenzia Fides) - A small success in the health sector concerns the case of five pregnant women infected with the Zika virus in Nicaragua who have given birth to healthy babies, without microcephaly. According to local sources, the number of cases reported in Nicaragua since January 2016 reach 184, counting 34 pregnant women. The largest number of women infected is in Managua. (AP) (Agenzia Fides 18/05/2016)