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Colombia Confirms 2 Cases of Zika-related Microcephaly

The first two cases of birth defects associated with the Zika virus have been confirmed in Colombia, health authorities announced Thursday. This announcement comes two days after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control definitively linked microcephaly to the Zika virus. Microcephaly is a rare but irreversible condition where babies are born with small heads and damaged brains. The two confirmed cases were from a group of 33 Colombian babies born with microcephaly. Sixteen cases have been...

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