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Dispelling Some Of The Most Common Misconceptions About Zika

It’s been less than a month since Zika first started spreading locally in the U.S.

So far, it’s known to be in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami, and Miami Beach. But Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health says it’s entirely likely that the virus could start popping up in other Gulf Coast states, particularly given the recent flooding in Louisiana.

Even though Zika has been in the news for months, there are still a lot of misconceptions about it. Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti hears more from Dr. Christine Curry, an obstetrician-gynecologist at the University of Miami Hospital.


Dr. Christine Curry, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospitals. The hospital tweets  @umiamimedicine.

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