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Omaha woman with Zika virus while pregnant gives birth to healthy baby girl

Omaha woman with Zika virus while pregnant gives birth to healthy baby girl
Posted at 8:59 PM, May 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-11 21:59:17-04

An Omaha woman infected with the Zika virus while pregnant has delivered a healthy baby girl.

Our partners at The Omaha World-Herald report that Evelyn Suastegui gave birth to the girl on Tuesday.

Suastegui was the first pregnant woman in Nebraska to have a confirmed case of the mosquito-borne virus.

Suastegui had said she began feeling ill while vacationing last year in Mexico.

Her Zika infection and pregnancy were diagnosed after she returned to Nebraska.