AP PHOTOS: Family portraits of babies disabled by Zika


AP PHOTOS: Family portraits of babies disabled by Zika
 

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — For a brief moment, the mothers put aside their search for hard-to-find drugs needed to prevent their babies from having seizures, or the uncomfortable stares directed at their children, who were born with small heads because of a Zika virus infection in the womb.
Against a black cloth and looking at an instant camera, the women drew their little ones close to their cheeks and smiled. They were just like any other moms getting the first formal photographs of their babies.
Along with financial and health worries, these families also face the social stigma of raising a... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Health, Views: 13
Source: Chron
 


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