Gleyse Kelly da Silva holds her daughter Maria Giovanna, who was born with microcephaly, as she undergoes visual exams at the Altino Ventura foundation in Recife, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. Brazilian officials still say they believe there’s a sharp increase in cases of microcephaly and strongly suspect the Zika virus, which first appeared in the country last year, is to blame. The concern is strong enough that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this month warned pregnant women to reconsider visits to areas where Zika is present. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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  1. The unfortunate spreading of the Zika Virus affecting thousands of children is becoming a public health crises of enormous proportion. The medical needs of thousands of children with microcephaly will be huge. Diagnosis and treatment of the many pregnant women living in this area for the Zika virus will be a necessity for the future health of this country. Sound like the government of Brazil has its work cut out, and they are sending out workers to spray for mosquitos and educate the population, especially now that a second mosquito can also be a carrier of the virus. The summer Olympics are scheduled in Brazil bringing with a the possibility of many more hosts who can transmit this disease over the world. It seems the government is taking this seriously and we can only be aware of


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