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Zika virus: Can El Salvador limit pregnancies? – BBC

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Concerns about foetal damage from the Zika virus has prompted some Latin America governments to ask women to put off getting pregnant until more is known about it.

But in El Salvador, as in much of Central America, where abortion is illegal and contraception not widely available, the advice can be difficult to follow.

Katy Watson reports from El Salvador.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-35478966

Zika Hits El Salvador – BBC

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The World Health Organization is holding talks in Geneva on Monday to decide whether to declare the Zika outbreak an international public health emergency.

The mosquito-borne virus has been linked to thousands of birth defects in Brazil and since May 2015 it has spread rapidly around Central America.

Katy Watson reports from El Salvador, one of the worst-affected countries in the region.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-35457784