Zika is causing children born with disabilities in Europe and the USA

Zika is causing children born with disabilities in Europe and the USA

The First infant infected with the virus Zika was born in Spanish city of Barcelona in July. He was instantly diagnosed with microcephaly – congenital brain and skull size reduction. Allegedly, this is the incipient case of microcephaly caused by the virus Zika in Europe.

Infants born with impairments causes by the virus Zika also been registered in the US. A child with microcephaly was born in New York City in July. Earlier the Health Department claimed that the virus Zika was found in 400 pregnant women in the US.

Pointing out that World Health Organization (WHO) declared the virus Zika as a global threat on February 1st. A special unit was formed under the WHO to combat against the virus. The last time these types of measures had been undertaken during the Ebola fever.

According to doctors the virus Zika is of high danger especially for pregnant women. Possible consequences for the fetus include congenital brain and skull size reduction which eventually results in mental retardation.

Currently the decease outbreaks are recorded in Asia, Africa, South and North America, the Pacific however in May last year the decease found only in Brazil where the actual decease outbreak took place.