Zika virus outbreak
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Three years ago, thousands of babies were born with brain damage in Brazil, after their mothers contracted the Zika virus during pregnancy - how are they doing now?
By Chris Fox
Mothers whose babies were not born with abnormally small heads are finding out that their children still face Zika related developmental issues.
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar takes a look ahead to what will be some of the key health-related stories in 2017.
A combination of drought and heavy rains is believed to have helped spread the disease
By Smitha Mundasad