Baby born in New Jersey with Zika-related issues
Doctors in New Jersey confirm the birth a baby suffering from Zika-related issues.
The child was born Tuesday at the Hackensack University Medical Center.
The child has microcephaly, meaning the child’s brain and head are not fully developed. Medical officials say the mother is from Honduras and is in the United States as a tourist.
The disease mainly affects people in Central and South America and is primarily spread by mosquitos.
According to Pennsylvania’s Health Department 19 people in the Commonwealth have tested positive for Zika. All of them contracted the disease outside of the United States.
There are no reports of children being born with Zika-related conditions in Pennsylvania.