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The Ministry of Health i Jamaica has confirmed three additional cases of Zika virus infection, bring to four the number of affected persons in Jamaica, to date.
Two of the infected persons are from Christian Pen and Greater Portmore, St. Catherine, while the other is from Lyssons, St. Thomas.
The first Zika case was confirmed in February 2016.
Doctors have linked the Zika virus to microcephaly which is the abnormal smallness of the head of infants which is associated with incomplete brain development.
The zika virus is cause from the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, please avoid mosquito bites.