New York Times Examines Brazil’s Abortion Laws, Challenges Facing Pregnant Women, Physicians In Light Of Zika Outbreak
New York Times: Brazil’s Abortion Restrictions Compound Challenge of Zika Virus
“…This video documents several challenges facing pregnant women and their doctors in a country where access to legal abortions is severely restricted, and where Zika has compounded fears about birth defects, adding a new layer of health complications. Some women have sought illegal abortions before knowing whether their babies had microcephaly…” (McDonald, 5/18).
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