Zika fear fuels huge increase in abortion demand

Barbados, Friday June 24, 2016 – Fear over the Zika virus has seen the demand for abortions soar in Latin America, according to researchers.

Estimates published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday suggest there has been at least a doubling of abortion requests in Brazil and Ecuador, almost as big an increase in Venezuela and Honduras, and an increase of one-third or more in other countries.

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