Puerto Rican Rosio Cancel was recently diagnosed with the Zika virus, but she told photographer Carolyn Drake it was nothing compared with chikungunya, another mosquito-borne illness she had last year. That gave her joint pain and aching muscles. Zika only kept her out of work for a day.
Drake visited Puerto Rico for five days in July to photograph the Zika epidemic. Her travels included the Santurce neighborhood of San Juan, which is seen here.
People spend time at a beach in San Juan. They told Drake they didn't know anyone with Zika.
Paseo de Diego was once a main shopping mall in San Juan.
A woman sprays insect repellant on her child at a birthday party in a San Juan park.
Products are displayed at a Home Depot parking lot during a special Zika Action Day. The health fair included public-health experts and workshops.
Mosquitoes are seen in a beaker during the health fair.
Pregnant women who visit WIC centers in Puerto Rico are offered an educational slideshow about Zika. Pregnant women face the most-known threat from Zika, as an infection could lead to a birth defect known as microcephaly.
A mosquito net is unfurled during a Zika prevention session at a San Juan hospital.
Pregnant women at the hospital were also educated about Zika as part of their prenatal care visit.
People are seen at a tourist area in Old San Juan.
People demonstrate in front of the health department in San Juan. They were protesting mosquito spraying, saying it kills crops and bees and is toxic to humans.
A woman looks at her phone while in the hot tub of a luxury apartment complex. Despite the Zika epidemic, Drake found that for the most part people were carrying on with their daily lives as usual.
Kids pick quenepa fruit from trees in San Juan.
El Colegio De La Milagrosa, a university in San Juan, closed because of economic problems in 2009.