Zika VirusAccording to reports this was confirmed by Minister of Health, Terrence Deyalsingh.

He reportedly stated that pediatricians were doing all that needs to be done to help the baby.

As for the mother, who was confirmed as being infected with the Zika virus, Deyalsingh said she was discharged from the private

institution (Gulf View Medical Centre) last week.

Blood and tissue samples have since been taken from the baby, Deyalsingh said, which were sent to the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) for testing.

microcephalyHe said the ministry was trying to avoid fear and panic among T&T women who were tested positive with Zika, stating that the country

registers approximately 12 cases of microcephaly annually due to a variety of genetic factors.