White House Press Briefing, Update on Zika Virus


White House Press Briefing, Update on Zika Virus

During the White House daily briefing on April 11, Dr. Anthony Fauci, of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Dr. Anne Schuchat, from the Centers for Disease Control spoke to reporters about the Zika virus and concern over its spread, especially in Puerto Rico.

Dr. Fauci expressed that while we are learning more and more about the Zika virus, there is still much research to be done. Non-human primate and mouse models have been developed to explore the neurological impacts of the virus as well as the varied impact of the virus on pregnant primates vs those who are not pregnant.

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