Guatemala: 49 cases of Zika virus registered in past three weeks

Posted on August 19, 2016 • Filed under: Guatemala, Latin America Health, Latin America Travel

The first case of a birth defect linked to the Zika virus has been registered in Guatemala.

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – According to Mejia, a total of 49 Zika cases have been registered in Guatemala in the past three weeks.

“We have also detected the first case of microcephaly compatible with Zika,” Carlos Mejia, head of the infectious diseases clinic in the Hospital Roosevelt in Guatemala City told journalists on Wednesday, as quoted by NDTV. Read Article

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