Latin American, Caribbean Nations Address Zika Virus Outbreaks, Especially Among Pregnant Women, Newborns

GlobalPost: There’s a chance Venezuela’s Zika outbreak is worse than Brazil’s (Tegel, 2/5).

Reuters: Puerto Rico declares public health emergency over Zika virus (Davies/Cohen, 2/5).

Reuters: Doctors puzzle over severity of defects in some Brazilian babies (Berkrot/Boadle, 2/8).

USA TODAY: More than 3,100 pregnant women infected with Zika in Colombia (Stanglin, 2/6).

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