In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss

February 5, 2016 4:18 PM

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RIO DE JANEIRO — A Brazilian health official warned pregnant women to think twice before giving a kiss as global measures mounted Friday against the Zika virus suspected of a link to birth defects.

The U.N. human rights agency called for some nations to loosen strict laws against abortion and U.S. health authorities recommended men who have visited areas with the Zika virus use condoms if they have sex with pregnant women.

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