Luana Vieira, who is two years old, and was born with microcephaly, reacts to stimulus during an evaluation session at the Altino Ventura rehabilitation centre in Recife, Brazil. Luana’s mother Rosana Vieira Alves has three daughters. “It’s hard to manage the girls. Some of them are jealous, but Luana needs more care. In time, they’ll understand.” she said. Alves lacks family support and is overwhelmed by housing and medical costs.
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