First Zika-linked birth defects detected in Colombia

@article{Butler2016FirstZB,
  title={First Zika-linked birth defects detected in Colombia},
  author={D. Butler},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2016},
  volume={531},
  pages={153-153}
}
Researchers have found Colombia’s first cases of birth defects linked to the Zika virus, Nature learned last week. The cases are probably forerunners of a widely anticipated wave of birth defects in the country, related to infections caused by the mosquito-borne virus that is sweeping across the Americas. The discovery is perhaps no surprise: Zika arrived in Colombia last September, and the country is second only to Brazil in terms of the number of people infected with the virus. But Colombian… Expand
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