Zika, first case in Europe. Spain confirm infection in pregnant woman

Zika, first case in Europe. Spain confirm infection in pregnant woman

Spain has confirmed that a pregnant woman has been diagnosed with the Zika virus – the first such case in Europe.

The health ministry said the woman had recently returned from Colombia, where it is believed she was infected.

Zika has been linked to babies being born with underdeveloped brains.

It is spreading through the Americas, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the microcephaly disease linked to the mosquito-borne virus a global public health emergency.

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World Health Organization: The Zika virus is no longer an international health emergency - Washington Post

World Health Organization: The Zika virus is no longer an international health emergency - Washington Post

US Congress passes bill to keep government open through Dec. 9, provide $1.1 billion to battle Zika virus; bill heads to President Obama - AP

US Congress passes bill to keep government open through Dec. 9, provide $1.1 billion to battle Zika virus; bill heads to President Obama - AP

Wynwood, Fla., declared Zika-free by Gov. Rick Scott; visitors urged to return to area - Miami Herald

Wynwood, Fla., declared Zika-free by Gov. Rick Scott; visitors urged to return to area - Miami Herald

27 new cases of Zika recorded in Singapore; total number now 242 - Channel NewsAsia

27 new cases of Zika recorded in Singapore; total number now 242 - Channel NewsAsia

Florida officials report 1st discovery of Zika-positive mosquitoes in Miami Beach surveillance testing

Florida officials report 1st discovery of Zika-positive mosquitoes in Miami Beach surveillance testing

US national from Denton County, Texas, has tested positive for travel-related Zika virus after returning from Puerto Rico - @CBSDFW

US national from Denton County, Texas, has tested positive for travel-related Zika virus after returning from Puerto Rico - @CBSDFW

FDA recommends all blood donations should undergo Zika virus screening - WSJ

FDA recommends all blood donations should undergo Zika virus screening - WSJ

CDC adds South Beach to travel warning, telling pregnant women to avoid area after Zika transmissions confirmed - AP

CDC adds South Beach to travel warning, telling pregnant women to avoid area after Zika transmissions confirmed - AP

Florida governor identifies new 1.5-mile transmission zone for Zika virus in Miami Beach; says new cases involve 3 tourists, 2 locals - Miami Herald

Florida governor identifies new 1.5-mile transmission zone for Zika virus in Miami Beach; says new cases involve 3 tourists, 2 locals - Miami Herald

US declares a 'public health emergency' in Puerto Rico over the Zika virus - Post-Dispatch

US declares a 'public health emergency' in Puerto Rico over the Zika virus - Post-Dispatch

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