Source: CBS News
Between 2015 and 2016, an outbreak of the Zika virus caused a crisis in Brazil: a dramatic increase in babies born with microcephaly.
Then, as mysteriously as it arrived, the outbreak mostly subsided — from over 20,000 cases a week to just a few hundred.
Now, three years later, the children of the epidemic — they’ve been dubbed “Generation Zika”— are toddlers. Their families’ lives have been turned upside down trying to secure the care and services these children need.
Doctors struggle to provide treatment while at the same time keeping close watch on pregnant women for any sign of another outbreak.
Elaine Quijano traveled to Recife, Brazil, the epicenter of the crisis, to meet a mom determined to provide the best life for her daughter and the doctors on the frontlines.
Read the story at CBS News.
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