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Zika virus expected to spread through the Americas

[KSTC 45TV, January 25, 2016] With confirmed Zika virus infections in four states and 21 countries and territories coping with an outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issues a new warning. The WHO says the virus, spread by mosquitos and is linked to neurological issues in babies, will likely spread across the Americas.

KSTP’s Kevin Doran sat down with Dr. Frank Rhame, an infectious disease specialist at Allina Health Clinics, who addresses those concerns and further discusses the virus’ effects.

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