BREAD Working Paper No. 558, March 2019

Brazil’s Missing Infants: Zika risk changes reproductive behavior Marcos A. Rengel, Jenna Nobles, Amar Hamoudi Abstract Zika virus epidemics have potential large-scale population effects. Controlled studies of mice and non-human primates indicate Zika effects on fertility, raising concerns about mis- carriage in human populations. In regions of Brazil, Zika risk peaked months before residents learned […]