Where Zika struck hardest, Brazil moms say more help needed


Where Zika struck hardest, Brazil moms say more help needed
 

RECIFE, Brazil –  As the sun dyes the early morning sky a reddish hue, Angelica Pereira carries her 1-year-old daughter out of the tiny white house sitting on a dirt road where piles of garbage float in puddles.
The driver sent to fetch her and other mothers with babies disabled by the Zika virus is two hours late, which could mean less time with the therapists who help her daughter move rigid limbs and a floppy back.
While battling these logistical challenges, Pereira also struggles to find and afford expensive drugs that families must pay for because government health plans don't cover... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Health, Views: 18
Source: Fox News
 


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