Zika virus outbreak
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Zika virus outbreak

Zika virus outbreak

A Health Ministry employee fumigates a home against the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of the Zika virus in Soyapango, El Salvador. Health authorities have issued a national alert against the mosquito.

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Zika virus outbreak

An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed through a microscope at the Fiocruz institute in Recife, Brazil.

 (Felipe Dana / Associated Press)
Zika virus outbreak

Gleyse Kelly da Silva holds her daughter, Maria Giovanna, who was born with microcephaly, outside their house in Recife, Brazil. Brazilian officials believe there’s a sharp increase in cases of microcephaly and strongly suspect the Zika virus.

 (Felipe Dana / Associated Press)
Zika virus outbreak

Soldiers canvass a neighborhood in Recife, Brazil, informing the public of preventive methods in an effort to eradicate the mosquitos that  transmit the Zika virus.

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Zika virus outbreak

Estafany Perreira holds her nephew David Henrique Ferreira, 5 months, who has microcephaly, in Recife, Brazil. In the last four months, authorities have recorded close to 4,000 cases in Brazil in which the mosquito-borne Zika virus may have led to microcephaly in infants.

 (Mario Tama / Getty Images)
Zika virus outbreak

Carmen Chicas Mejia, 82, covers her mouth and nose while city workers fumigate her home in San Salvador to combat the mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus.

 (Salvador Melendez / Associated Press)
Zika virus outbreak

Health ministry employees spray to eliminate breeding sites of the Aedes Aegypti mosquito in a cemetery in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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Zika virus outbreak

A municipal worker gestures during an operation in Recife, Brazil, to combat mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus.

 (Felipe Dana / Associated Press)
Zika virus outbreak

A city worker fumigates to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus, at the San Judas Community in San Salvador.

 (Salvador Melendez / Associated Press)
Zika virus outbreak

A city worker helps homebound Simon Jose Valentin, 94, leave his San Salvador home while it is fumigated.

 (Salvador Melendez / Associated Press)
Zika virus outbreak

A worker of the Salvadorean Ministry of Health fumigates a house in Soyapango, El Salvador.

 (Oscar Rivera / European Pressphoto Agency)
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