Saturday 26 November 2022
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Obama Convenes Meeting on Zika: What You Need to Know

By Amy Pope, Deputy Assistant to President Obama for Homeland Security


president-zika virus( – If you’ve been thinking about traveling to warmer climates or have been catching a few news stories, you may have heard about something called the Zika virus – a disease spread primarily through mosquito bites.

Zika causes mild illness in some, however, we are closely tracking and responding to recent outbreaks of this virus because the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued reports that indicate Zika may be linked to serious birth defects in babies of mothers who were infected with this virus while pregnant.

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