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February 27, 2018

First case of Zika found in Yangon

A first case of Zika infection has been identified in a pregnant foreigner woman in Yangon, according to Ministry of Health and Sports.
Authorities confirmed the infection in the 32-year old foreign woman yesterday following laboratory test.
“Authorities are stepping efforts for prevention and control of the Zika virus infection,” said the report of the Myanma Radio and Television.
The Zika virus has also been linked to the birth defect microcephaly.


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