Sunday, March 13, 2016

“Aline da Silva Ferreira, 15, with her 4-month-old son,...

"Aline da Silva Ferreira, 15, with her 4-month-old son, Luís Guilherme, in Vertentes, a rural area in northeastern Brazil. Young parents, already struggling amid Brazil's worst economic crisis in decades, are wondering how to cope with the news that their babies have microcephaly, an incurable condition in which infants are born with abnormally small heads. Brazilians are now likening Zika, a mosquito-borne virus that is connected to #microcephaly, to something else entirely: a plague. This #nytweekender, we're sharing photos by @limauricio, a freelance photographer who documented a trail of Zika-borne anguish in #Brazil." By nytimes on Instagram.

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