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Advocates Criticize Advice to Delay Pregnancy Due to Zika

Officials in at least three Latin American and Caribbean countries have cautioned women to avoid becoming pregnant because of the severe birth defects caused by the Zika virus, but women’s advocates say that advice is not appropriate. Colombia, El Salvador and Jamaica have advised women to delay pregnancy after a number of babies born with brain defects caused by the virus have emerged in Brazil. Alejandro Gavinia, Colombia’s health minister said Colombia is advising the measure...

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