Title: #Brazil's #Zika #Crisis #Photographer finalist at #Pulitzer.
Subject: Zika Virus and related complications, a reporter experience.
Source: Los Angeles Times, full page: (LINK). via Instagram.
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Congratulations to our photographer @KatieFalkenberg, a Pulitzer finalist for her photo series on Zika. Last year, northeast Brazil became the epicenter of the Zika epidemic, bringing enormous change to thousands of people’s lives. There was an unprecedented increase in cases of microcephaly, a condition in which babies are born with unusually small heads and often have associated brain damage. Our in-depth series, Motherhood in the Time of Zika, brought attention to an under-reported side of the epidemic: the impact on rural communities in Brazil that are among the country’s poorest and most neglected. That struck a chord with readers, many of whom wrote to ask how they could help the families and the hospital that served them. Swipe left to see more of Katie's photos and follow the link in our bio to read the series.
Keywords: Brazil; Society; Microcephaly; Zika Virus.