CDC confirms Hawaii woman, baby infected with virus linked to birth defect
By Star-Advertiser staff and Associated Press
Jan. 16, 2016
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Zika virus is spread by the same mosquitoes that can carry other tropical diseases like dengue fever. The CDC confirmed that a baby born on Oahu with microcephaly had been infected with Zika, likely acquired when its mother was living in Brazil and passed it to the infant in the womb.