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Brazil Grapples With Mosquito-borne Virus

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Brazil is warning pregnant women to stay inside and avoid mosquito bites during the upcoming summer season, due to an apparent link between the spread of a mosquito-borne virus and babies born with birth defects. Brazil's Health Ministry reported this week that it has recorded up to 2,782 cases of microencephaly-- or, abnormally small skulls -- in newborns this year, compared to only 147 cases recorded last year. The condition can cause developmental issues and sometimes early death....

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