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Why California is doing all it can to protect residents from a Zika outbreak




An Aedes aegypti mosquito seen through a microscope at en exhibition on Dengue fever on January 28, 2016 in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil.
An Aedes aegypti mosquito seen through a microscope at en exhibition on Dengue fever on January 28, 2016 in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil.
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The threat of Zika has hit home in California.

The California Department of Public Health announced last week two babies in the state have been born with microcephaly after their mothers were infected with the Zika virus.

Reveal, from the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, is producing a new show all about Zika and the fight to halt its spread in the U.S. Reporter, Amy Walters, has been on the trail of the virus and joined the show to discuss.

To hear the full segment, click the blue play button above.