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Baby born with defect in US to mom infected by Zika

world Updated: Jun 02, 2016 07:10 IST

NEW JERSEY: A baby suffering from a birth defect caused by the Zika virus was born on Tuesday in New Jersey to a woman visiting from Honduras who is infected with virus after she was bitten by a mosquito early on in her pregnancy, media reported. The baby girl is suffering from severe microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to severe developmental problems, the reports said.

First Published: Jun 02, 2016 07:10 IST