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Anti-Zika advice applied to a wall in front of a housing project in the Puerta de Tierras section of San Juan, Puerto Rico. This public health message was part of an island-wide effort to stem the spread of Zika. Angel Valentin/Getty Images hide caption

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Chinashama Sainvilus is one of three babies born with microcephaly at the Mirebalais Hospital in Haiti in July. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Doctors Fear Zika Is A Sleeping Giant In Haiti

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Containers hold genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes before being released in Panama City, Panama, in September 2014. Arnulfo Franco/AP hide caption

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Florida Keys Opposition Stalls Tests Of Genetically Altered Mosquitoes

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A city worker in San Juan, Puerto Rico, cleans up a vacant lot where mosquitoes could be breeding. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico's Efforts To Stop Zika Are Hampered By Mistrust

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Puerto Rican OB-GYNs Offer Free Birth Control To Fight Zika

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A health department pickup truck sprays insecticide against mosquitoes in a San Juan, Puerto Rico, neighborhood in January. Alvin Baez/Reuters hide caption

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Zika Cases Surge In Puerto Rico As Mosquitoes Flourish

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Democratic candidates visited the Central Florida Democratic Hispanic Caucus Voting Festival and Mock Election, which took place in Kissimmee, Fla. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Which Way Florida Goes Hinges On Puerto Rican Voters

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A blanket that hung at Angel Candelario Padro's wake in Orlando on Wednesday afternoon. Adrian Florido/NPR hide caption

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For An Orlando Victim, Burial Means A Final Flight Home To Puerto Rico

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An aerial view of the Hiram Bithorn Stadium as Puerto Rico plays Dominican Republic at the Caribbean Series baseball tournament in San Juan, Puerto Rico in February. Ricardo Arduengo/AP hide caption

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A barman and a customer watch Alejandro García Padilla, governor of Puerto Rico, giving a speech on a television screen in a bar in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sunday. Erika P. Rodriguez/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A view of the beach known as "La Selva," part of the Northeast Ecological Corridor reserve, in Luquillo, Puerto Rico. Andres Leighton/AP hide caption

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Grass-Roots Fight To Protect Puerto Rico's Coast Scores Environmental Prize

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A security guard stands at the gate of the Governor's Mansion, known as the La Fortaleza, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Christopher Gregory/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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