Saturday, March 12, 2016

“A doctor in Recife, Brazil, stimulated the sight of...

"A doctor in Recife, Brazil, stimulated the sight of 2-month-old Sophya Vitória da Silva, who was born with microcephaly, using a cellphone's flashlight inside a plastic cup. Nurses and doctors in Brazil find themselves overwhelmed by the brain damage found in hundreds of newborns. But reminding the world of what's at stake are the Brazilian mothers grasping their babies, gathering each day in the waiting rooms of hospitals here and in other cities. Their crisis has Brazil, Latin America's largest country, on edge over its vulnerability to a tiny but formidable foe: the mosquito. This #nytweekender, we're sharing photos by @limauricio, a freelance photographer who has been on #nytassignment documenting a trail of Zika-borne anguish in Brazil." By nytimes on Instagram.

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