Zika’s Untold War

By Kevin Clancy | December 31, 1969

In this series, Newsy investigates the roles of the church and government in Salvadoran reproductive rights, the link between Zika and birth defects, the rise of Guillain-Barre syndrome, and recent medical breakthroughs that all highlight the international significance of El Salvador's struggle to combat the virus.

Part 2: El Salvador's doctors are racing to learn more about the connection between Zika and birth defects. Meanwhile, another disease linked with Zika makes an impact on the country.


Part 3: With Zika inevitably making its way to the U.S., what can the country do to prepare? There might be something to learn from Central America's response.