Health officials in Dominica are monitoring 7 confirmed cases of the Zika virus in pregnant women.
This was revealed by Dominica's Chief Medical Officer Dr David Johnson.
Dr Johnson says the pregnant women are being monitored and to date none has delivered a baby with microcephaly; a birth defect in which a baby's head is smaller than expected and which is said to be related to the Zika virus.
Additionally there's been 2 cases of the suspected Zika related illness Guillan Barre Syndrome, a sickness in which a person's own immune system damages the nerve cells, causing muscle weakness and sometimes paralysis.
Chief Medical Officer Dr David Johnson.
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