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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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Larvae of genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are pictured through a microscope viewfinder. The larvae will die before reaching adulthood. Nelson Almeida /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A researcher holds a container with female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. This species transmits the Zika virus. Andre Penner/AP hide caption

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The Zika Virus Takes A Frightening Turn — And Raises Many Questions

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Marilla Lima had Zika virus while pregnant. Her 2 1/2-month-old son, Arthur, has microcephaly — a birth defect characterized by a small head and severe brain damage. Lourdes Garcia-Navarro/NPR hide caption

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Zika Virus Likely Affected Her Baby, And She Feels Brazil Doesn't Care

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Zika Virus Makes CDC Consider A Travel Warning For Pregnant Women

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A boy fishes in polluted Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro in August 2015. The bay will be the sailing venue for the Olympic Games this summer. Brazil is facing concerns over polluted water, mass transportation and budget issues as it prepares for the games. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Recession, Brazil Struggles With The Huge Costs Of The Olympics

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A couple watches fireworks exploding over Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Jan. 1. Some 2 million people visit the beach on New Year's Eve. Lifeguards say they usually perform more rescues than any other time of the year. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption

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Health inspectors collect samples of mosquito larvae from standing water in a garden in a middle-class neighborhood in the north of Rio de Janeiro. They are searching for places where the Aedes aegypti mosquito breeds — that's the one that carries Zika virus. Lourdes Garcia-Navarro/NPR hide caption

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Why Brazil Doesn't Want Women In The Northeast To Become Pregnant

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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is accused of manipulating government finances to benefit her 2014 re-election campaign. She is shown here at a news conference in Finland in October. Jussi Nukari/AP hide caption

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Francisco Carlos Fonseca is the manager of Marina Confiança, a resort located on the banks of the Cantareira reservoir system. Behind him is a boat ramp that once led to a lake that he says used to be more than 100 feet deep. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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As Brazil's Largest City Struggles With Drought, Residents Are Leaving

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