March 17, 2016 | by Meaghan Fair
With all of the different news outlets, and the busy schedule of a college student, it can be hard to sift through information and get the main idea. This blog post will take you through the Zika virus and what that means from an international standpoint, to what it means to you.
You may be wondering why you need to know about the Zika virus. The virus has appeared in Africa, Southeast Asia, Pacific Islands and Brazil. There are cases in the US, but no locally transmitted cases. With the Summer Olympics taking place in Brazil, and no existing vaccine, officals are concrned about a global outbreak. With athletes from all over the world participating in the Olympics in Brazil during prime mosquito season, it's a prime situation for an outbreak.
At the end of this post, you'll know all you need to know about Zika to carry on an eduated conversation and inform all of your friends.
What you need to know...