Photos capture tragic toll Zika virus has taken on Brazilian families

Photos capture tragic toll Zika virus has taken on Brazilian families
 

The tragic toll of the Zika virus has been detailed in series of images taken in Brazil.
An outbreak of the virus in the South American country three years ago caused thousands of cases of microcephaly and other birth defects in newborns.
Reuters returned to northeastern Brazil and spoke with nearly 30 mothers who contracted Zika during pregnancy.
Most revealed they had been abandoned by their husbands and were now caring for their affected children around the clock.
Others have also suffered from depression and considered suicide.
They added their lives had been made tougher because they... read more

 
17 October 2018 in Hot News, Views: 53
Source: Metro
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