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Zika experts weigh in on the CDC’s new travel warning




James Bernat and Michelle Albelo, City of Miami police officers, give out cans of insect repellent as they help people near the Miami Rescue Mission prevent mosquito bites that may infect them with the Zika virus on August 2, 2016 in Miami, Florida.
James Bernat and Michelle Albelo, City of Miami police officers, give out cans of insect repellent as they help people near the Miami Rescue Mission prevent mosquito bites that may infect them with the Zika virus on August 2, 2016 in Miami, Florida.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel warning Monday, advising pregnant women and their partners not to travel to a small neighborhood where four new cases of Zika were found in Miami, Florida.

The warning is a first of its kind in the U.S. and was sparked when 10 newly infected people were reported in Florida. The total number of people infected in that state is now 14.

The CDC’s travel recommendations concerning Zika are the first to be issued in the U.S., which brings up questions on how to keep the virus from spreading to the rest of the country.

Experts on the topic weigh in with Patt Morrison today on what you need to know.

Guests:

Dr. Anthony Fauci, MD, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Dr. Neil Silverman, MD, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at UCLA, perinatal consultant on Zika for the California Department of Public Health; Dr. Silverman is also a member of an ad hoc Zika Expert Group for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists