BREAKING: Health Ministry confirms first Zika-related microcephaly birth in T&T

Date: 
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 16:30

Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh has confirmed the first Zika linked microcephaly birth in Trinidad and Tobago.

The Minister made the announcement at a news conference held by the Ministry this afternoon.

The Minister says the Zika-related microcephaly birth occurred in early September and was confirmed via blood tests.

The Ministry of Health says, however, that it cannot give health status of the baby at this time.

We will update this report when we get more.

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