Zika Epidemic Rekindles U.S. Abortion Debate; All Advocates Agree More Funding Needed To Prevent Disease
USA TODAY: Zika outbreak could reignite abortion debate
“…With nearly 1,000 pregnant women in the U.S. infected with Zika and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advising all expectant mothers to be screened for exposure to the virus, the USA is beginning to get a hint about why the issue became so contentious in Latin America this year. … People on both sides of the abortion debate interviewed for this story agreed on one thing: the need for Congress to fund efforts to prevent Zika outbreaks, as well as to develop vaccines and treatments…” (Szabo, 8/5).
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