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Health officials in Cape Verde announced late last week on eleven Zika-linked microcephaly cases through mid-June, according to a A Semana report (computer translated). The announcement by medical epidemiologist Maria de Lurdes Monteiro noted that of the eleven cases, one was stillborn.

Image/Brazil Health Ministry

Image/Brazil Health Ministry

Nine of these cases were diagnosed in Praia and two on the island of Maio, including the stillbirth. Monteiro said that the Health Ministry is monitoring 240 pregnant women infected with the Zika virus.

In Cape Verde, the first case of microcephaly associated with the virus was detected in March, six months after the disease has been declared epidemic. Since that time were recorded over 7,500 accumulated suspect cases. 65% have been reported in women.





  1. Lee says:

    There goes africa. Bring damaged babies to term as a means to apply for more UN (US) $upport for their “problems”. More agrixan births with even less chance for any quality of life, but very very high abuse/exploitation likelihood and the value is the benefits, which they will keep drawing after the child dies. The UN and catholics will allow it because it’s just money they stold anyway. Will africa be called on for aggressive reaponcibility and ethics or are the warlords merely lining up for more “justified” un funding to increase continental arms sales? Abomination comes pretty easy

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