Zika Update: Does the Disease Pose a Threat to Georgia?

The Zika virus topped news headlines for weeks, as child after child was born with birth defects. But public health experts say there is another disease that poses an even bigger threat to people in Georgia.  They have some advice on how to protect yourself from the Zika Virus and a warning about the other virus.


The West Nile virus season runs from summer through the fall here in Georgia.  For more information on the West Nile virus go here.  For more information regarding the Zika virus, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.


By: Elizabeth Chambers

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