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Improved Contraceptive Access In Puerto Rico Could Help Cut Zika-Related Costs, CDC Officials Say

CIDRAP News: CDC: Contraceptives would cut Zika costs in Puerto Rico
“Providing increased access to contraception to women in Puerto Rico during the Zika outbreak would be a cost-saving measure, including avoiding $62.3 million in costs related to Zika-linked microcephaly, researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Puerto Rico reported [Tuesday]…” (Schnirring, 11/1).

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