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A Grim First: New York City Reports Baby Born With a Zika-Related Defect

A Grim First: New York City Reports Baby Born With a Zika-Related Defect

PhotoHealth officials on Friday reported the first baby born in New York City with the Zika-related birth defect known as microcephaly, a condition marked by an abnormally small head and impaired brain development.The virus has caused more than 1,500 children to be born with birth defects around the world, mostly in Brazil.As it continues to spread, doctors are struggling to understand the virus and to prepare for its effects.

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First Baby With Zika-Related Microcephaly Born in New York City

First Baby With Zika-Related Microcephaly Born in New York City

A baby with Zika-related microcephaly has been born at a New York City hospital, marking the first such delivery in the five boroughs, according to health officials.(Published Friday, July 22, 2016)What to Know Physicians have requested testing for more than 2,000 pregnant woman who have traveled to areas of active Zika transmissionThere have been more than 300 confirmed cases of Zika in New York CityThe species of mosquito most commonly associated with Zika’s spread hasn’t been found in the tri-state, but a similar species lives here.A baby with Zika-related microcephaly has been born at a New York City hospital, marking the first such delivery in the five boroughs, according to health officials.

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First Baby Is Born in New York City With Birth Defects From Zika Virus

First Baby Is Born in New York City With Birth Defects From Zika Virus

For the first time, a baby has been born at a New York City hospital with birth defects from a Zika virus infection transmitted by the baby’s mother, the New York City Health Department said Friday.The mother was infected with the Zika virus, commonly…

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First Baby Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects In NYC « CBS New York

First Baby Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects In NYC « CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)– The Health Department reported the first infant delivered with Zika-related microcephaly in New York City Friday.Officials said the mother and baby are being monitored by physicians.The mother was infected while traveling to an area with ongoing Zika transmission.

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