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First Thai babies diagnosed with Zika-linked microcephaly

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FIGHTING ZIKA. A municipal worker fumigates a residential area against the Aedes aegypti mosquito as a preventive measure against the spread of the dengue fever in Bangkok on February 5, 2016. File photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP

The World Health Organization has earlier said any confirmed cases in Thailand would be the first identified in Southeast Asia

BANGKOK, Thailand (Sept. 30, 2016) — Thai health authorities said Friday, September 30 that microcephaly in two babies was caused by the Zika virus, in what is believed to be Southeast Asia’s first confirmed case of a link between the sickness and the birth defect.  Continue reading First Thai babies diagnosed with Zika-linked microcephaly