Mosquito That Spreads Zika Virus Now in 30 States, Says CDC

The mosquito was previously thought to be present in just 12 states in the U.S.
1:18 | 04/11/16

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Since we last discussed physique of fires we continue to be learned pretty much every day and most of what we're learning is not reassure. We have learned that the virus is linked to a broader set of complications in pregnancy not just that by Chris athlete but also pre maturity. Blind. I problems of some other conditions. We have learned that the mosquito vector. Eighties and shipped time mosquitoes. Is present in a broader range of states in the continental US so instead of about twelve states. Where the mosquito it's just is present we believe about thirty states have mosquito present. We've also learned that the virus is likely to be a problem. At much of the pregnancy fury of not just probably the first trimester but potentially throughout the pregnancy. He's used information is of course of concern and CDC's been working 24/7. To protect pregnant women. Support the state and local health departments that are that front line of defense to learn as much as we can. About the mosquito that can spread the virus and about the virus itself. And to work with other countries to. We're what we may be seeing later in the day in the continental US.

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