volume 22, issue 66, P685-696 2018
DOI: 10.1590/1807-57622017.0856
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Abstract: This article presents a reflection on the -afterlife‖ of the Zika virus epidemic, drawing on the narratives of mothers of children born with neurological malformations associated with the virus in Bahia. Based on eleven semi-structured interviews with mothers and fathers whose children are attended in a state rehabilitation center, and in dialogue with contemporary theorizations of time and disability in cultural anthropology, it proposes an approach to the temporality of Zika and its effects. Three narrative…

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