27 Jan. 2016
The Zika virus is found in tropical locales with large mosquito populations. Outbreaks of Zika virus disease have been recorded in Africa, the Americas, Southern Asia and the Western Pacific. The virus was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in rhesus monkeys and was first identified in people in 1952 in Uganda and Tanzania, according to the World Health Organization.
Caption: Hilda Venancio bathes her son Matheus, who has microcephaly, in Recife, Brazil, January 27, 2016.REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino