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Why Zika Has Infected So Many People in Puerto Rico

The U.S. Surgeon general Officials said that one in four Puerto Ricans could be infected by the end of the year. A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that 5,900 to 10,300 pregnant women might get infected during the initial Zika outbreak in Puerto Rico. So, why is Zika so much worse in Puerto Rico than in the continental U.S.?

Source: Bioethics Bulletin by the Berman Institute of Bioethics.

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