This week on Americas Now: Zika Virus

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It’s a virus transmitted by mosquitoes that’s spreading through the Americas at a rapid rate. But what exactly is Zika and why are pregnant women afraid of it?

To find out we’ll talk to Doctor Marcos Espinal from the Pan American Health Organization.

We also bring together our correspondent’s from across Latin America. They’ll tell us about the impact Zika is having and what’s being done to stop it.

Watch Americas Now, Sunday at 6 p.m. eastern or 7 a.m. Beijing time on CCTV America.

You can also watch via your web-connected device at: www.cctvamericalive.com