The number of live births declined by nearly 10 percent in Pernambuco, the state in Brazil where Zika was first detected. What accounts for the decline?
The Zika epidemic in Brazil transformed the entire family unit, but little attention has been paid to the other children—the siblings of children with congenital Zika syndrome.
A mother navigates the complexities and joys of daily life with three children post-Zika, in the northeast city of Recife.
A visit to a Family Health Unit in the hills of Recife sheds light on the link between built environments and health outcomes.
A new Human Rights Watch report finds that conditions that enabled the Zika epidemic in Brazil were not addressed —leaving the country, especially women and girls, at risk for future outbreaks.
Yellow fever, a disease that moves from animals to people, is hitting hard in Brazil. Here are some of the people who have been affected by the outbreak.
Mother's faith guides struggle to care for daughter born with birth defects related to Zika.
In Brazil, a spike in yellow fever cases came after a drought was followed by deluge — and a bumper crop of mosquitoes.
In Brazil—earning trust and establishing rapport, one picture at a time.
Basic life skills can mean the difference between whether or not you get the story.
Since 1990, University of Michigan students have been facilitating fine arts workshops in local prisons. In 2016, they took to a global stage, exploring prison arts in Brazil.
Thousands of Brazilian mothers and their children are separated each year due to prison service and sentencing. A look inside one of Brazil's nursery prisons.