Augusta University Explains: Zika

With so many people visiting Brazil to attend the Summer Olympics, the Zika virus remains a topic of much discussion, especially as new cases are being reported in and around Miami.

Dr. Jose Vazquez, division chief and professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Augusta University, sits down with us to discuss Zika virus, travel warnings and ways to protect yourself from mosquitoes abroad.

Be sure to visit our Olympic page for our latest Olympic-related coverage.

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