The Florida Department of Health confirms the first Zika-related microcephaly birth in Florida. The birth mother is a Haitian national who came to Florida to give birth. She was infected with Zika in Haiti. Officials will not disclose the hospital where the woman gave birth.
Gov. Rick Scott and Florida Surgeon General Celeste Philip are participating in a Zika roundtable discussion in Palm Beach County Tuesday morning to discuss the issue. There have previously been two other Zika-related microcephaly births in the United States, one in Hawaii and one in New Jersey, according to a DOH representative. READ MORE