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Haiti Reports Its First Cases of Mosquito-Borne Zika

Aedes aegypti is a vector transmitting the Zika virus

CLICK HERE - reliefweb - Haiti hit with Zika virus outbreak: official

CLICK HERE - WHO - Zika virus infection – Haiti

CLICK HERE - The Lancet - Anticipating the international spread of Zika virus from Brazil

washingtonpost.com - by Associated Press - January 15, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti is reporting its first cases of a mosquito-borne virus that is rapidly spreading in the Americas and is suspected of causing over 3,500 birth defects in Brazil.

Public Health Minister Florence Duperval Guillaume announced Friday that there have been five confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Haiti. She says they are all in the area of Port-au-Prince, the overcrowded capital.

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CLICK HERE - Haiti Libre - 5 cases officially confirmed of Zika fever in Haiti

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