Just when it seemed that missing cases of microcephaly in Colombia were straining the credibility of the Zika virus’ connection to the birth defects, the latest report from Colombia includes five new cases of microcephaly with Zika infections.

A recent report by the New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI) noted that, despite their supposed connection, cases of microcephaly were not rising in sync with Zika’s epidemic spread. Of all the countries reporting cases, only Brazil has reported a distinctively large number of birth defects.

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