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Nations Across Latin America Grapple With Rapid Spread Of Zika Virus

Authorities in Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador and Jamaica are encouraging women to delay getting pregnant due to the spread of the mosquito-borne illness, Zika. The virus has been linked to brain damage in infants. Delaying pregnancy is a challenge for women in the region where rape is the cause of many pregnancies, and women have little access to contraception.

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