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Panama babies born with microcephaly linked to Zika

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Panama babies born with microcephaly linked to Zika
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The health ministry in Panama has confirmed the birth of four babies with microcephaly.


Fourteen pregnant women have contracted the virus and six babies infected with Zika have developed malformations including microcephaly
The World Health Organisation says there is strong scientific consensus that Zika causes microcephaly and “Guillain-Barre syndrome”:http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/gbs/detail_gbs.htm, a rare neurological condition that induces paralysis.
Authorities await conclusive proof, in the meantime health officials remain vigilant.