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As Zika Babies Become Toddlers, Some Can’t See, Walk or Talk

They are 2 years old, but developmentally they are 6 months old. The children most severely affected by Zika face a lifetime of care, new research shows. NYT > Americas

The Zika Virus Grew Deadlier With a Small Mutation, Study Suggests

A single variation in its DNA may have helped equip the virus to attack fetal cells, contributing to a surge of birth defects in Latin America. NYT > Americas

5% of U.S. Pregnant Women With Zika Had Baby With a Birth Defect

The report, published on Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, also provided for the first time preliminary estimates of this risk by trimester. NYT > Americas

No Brasil, bebês prisioneiros do zika são envolvidos pelos cuidados dos seus pais

No empobrecido Nordeste do Brasil, dedicados e amorosos pais e mães vivem em função das necessidades dos filhos cujas graves deficiências estão somente começando a ser compreendidas. NYT > Americas

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