Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network
One doctor’s mission to understand Zika virus in Brazil, in pictures
Dr Alex Kumar spent three weeks in north-east Brazil researching the Zika virus. He toured rural and remote clinics, hospitals and towns to coordinate clinical research with patients alongside a local healthcare team.
Photo: Ana Carla cradles her baby, Jose-Davi, who was born with microcephaly following infection in the first term of her pregnancy during the Zika epidemic in north-east Brazil. They are attending a rehabilitation clinic which supports those affected by neurological conditions. (Photograph: Alexander Kumar)
For Alex’s Guardian Article and photographs please see: