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Carolina "Maria" Hurtado in the now abandoned maternity ward of the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, where she was sterilized four decades ago. Renee Tajima-Peña hide caption

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Film Portrays A 'Perfect Storm' That Led To Unwanted Sterilizations For Many Latinas

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Church Doctrine Complicates Situation For Pregnant Women In Zika-Affected Areas

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In the 1960s, posters gave advice to the public on the risk of a pregnant mother transmitting rubella to the fetus. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hide caption

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Zika Virus Reignites Abortion Debate In Brazil

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How Scientists Are Working To Eradicate Zika Mosquitoes

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Doctors In Brazil Admit Doubt In Number Of Zika-Linked Microcephaly Cases

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Political Upheaval Takes Toll On Haiti's Struggling Economy

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This is a partial view of the tennis center at Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro. The International Olympic Committee is sending an advisory to participants in the 2016 Summer Games on how to deal with the mosquito-borne Zika virus. Leo Correa/AP hide caption

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Gleyse Kelly da Silva holds her daughter, Maria Giovanna, who was born with microcephaly. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption

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Zika-Linked Brain Damage In Infants May Be 'Tip Of The Iceberg'

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Cuba's cars are impossible to ignore. It's like seeing a celebrity and trying not to stare. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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'Car Talk' In Cuba: How Those Classic American Cars Survived The Embargo

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In Central America, Human Smugglers Entrap Women In Sex Trafficking

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World Health Organization Calls Spread Of Zika Virus 'Alarming'

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Dr. Margaret Chan is director-general of the World Health Organization. In her first major address on Zika, delivered Thursday in Geneva, she said: "Questions abound. We need to get some answers quickly." Sandro Campardo//epa/Corbis hide caption

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Human Smuggler: Central Americans Are Worth Their Weight In Gold

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