As the world comes together for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, there’s been a lot of talk about the impact of the Zika virus. There’s good reason for concern: a virus that causes microcephaly and other serious fetal brain defects can be devastating for pregnant women and their families.
It’s no surprise, then, that there’s been some fear about what might happen when as many as 500,000 Olympic athletes, officials, journalists and spectators flock to Brazil in the midst of a Zika outbreak.
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Source : HuffingtonPost.Com