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Amid Government Silence, Venezuela's Microcephaly Babies Struggle

Deep inside a hilly Venezuelan slum, Ericka Torres rocks her three-month-old son Jesus to soothe his near-constant crying. Jesus was diagnosed with microcephaly, a birth defect marked by a small head and serious developmental problems, after his mother contracted what was probably the mosquito-borne Zika virus during pregnancy in the poor city of Guarenas. Torres said her boyfriend left after scans showed their child had birth defects, and she now struggles to afford medicine, clothes...

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