Zika Virus

If you’re an infectious disease geek and you’ve been following the news, you know that the Zika virus is causing a pandemic in Central and South America and is linked to cases of microcephaly in those regions. It’s gotten bad enough fast enough that the CDC has issued travel warnings for pregnant women and women of child-bearing age.

If you’d like to get up-to-date on this outbreak, check out Maryn McKenna’s blog on National Geographic. Also, the CDC has great information for clinicians and laboratory professionals.