Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Brazilian health authorities on Thursday announced that up to 2,782 cases of infants to be born with brain damage have been reported. The situation has been declared as alarming
Zica is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito also known to carry the yellow fever, dengue, chikungunya viruses.
Brazil has been struggling to contain the virus for months with the help of public awareness campaigns. On November 28, Brazil’s Health Ministry found the Zika virus in a baby born with microcephaly, during an autopsy.
(With Agency inputs)