El Salvador Health Officials Urge Women To Avoid Pregnancy Until 2018 Amid Zika Virus Spread

Reuters: El Salvador urges against pregnancies until 2018 as Zika virus spreads
“El Salvador on Thursday urged women in the Central American nation to avoid getting pregnant until 2018 to avoid their children developing birth defects from the mosquito-borne Zika virus which has rampaged through the Americas…” (Renteria/Stargardter, 1/21).

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