Zika virus hits Brazil’s poor areas hard

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Zika virus hits Brazil's poor areas hard

As the Zika virus spreads in Brazil and elsewhere, one key factor is becoming clear. People in poor communities are being hit much harder than those in affluent areas.

The same holds true for dengue fever, and that disease is also transmitted by the same mosquito.

CCTV America’s Paulo Cabral reports from Sao Paulo.

Zika virus hits Brazil's poor areas hard

Zika virus hits Brazil's poor areas hard

As the Zika virus spreads in Brazil and elsewhere, one key factor is becoming clear. People in poor communities are being hit much harder than those in affluent areas. The same holds true for dengue fever, and that disease is also transmitted by the same mosquito. CCTV America's Paulo Cabral reports from Sao Paulo.


Dr. Kate Tulenko on the Zika virus

CCTV America’s Mike Walter spoke to Dr. Kate Tulenko of IntraHealth International. She’s Vice President of Health Systems Innovation there.

Dr. Kate Tulenko on the Zika virus

Dr. Kate Tulenko on the Zika virus

CCTV America's Mike Walter spoke to Dr. Kate Tulenko of IntraHealth International. She's Vice President of Health Systems Innovation there.