Why Brazil Doesn't Want Its Women To Get Pregnant
Women in Brazil are discouraged from having kids because it might spread a disease that could give newborns a brain disorder.By Melissa Prax | December 23, 2015
Brazil is telling women not to get pregnant.
Yes, you heard us right. That's because women in Brazil who've been bitten by certain mosquitoes could put their babies at risk of having a brain disorder. It's triggered by the Zika virus.
Brazil has had a problem with dengue fever in the past, which is also carried by the same mosquito.