First thai babies diagnosed with Zika-linked microcephaly: ministry


BANGKOK: Thai health authorities said Friday that the Zika virus caused microcephaly in two babies, in what is believed to be Southeast Asia’s first confirmed case of a link between the sickness and the birth defect. “Two of the three infants (tested) had microcephaly due to the Zika virus,” Health Ministry official Wicharn Pawan told AFP.


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