Children's Health

More than 2,100 pregnant Colombian women infected with Zika virus

Copyright Reuters 2016

 (Copyright Reuters 2016)

More than 2,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the country's national health institute said on Saturday.

The disease has been linked to the devastating birth defect microcephaly, which prevents fetus' brains from developing properly.

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