The Hook: Zika prevention begins with educated and empowered patients

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Unfortunately, the Zika story is not over. To date, 4,900 pregnancy-related cases of Zika have been confirmed in the U.S. territories and a recent study released by the CDC found 1 in 7 babies exposed to Zika have birth defects and other health problems. These findings are tragic and prove that while there is no vaccine for the virus, we — meaning consumers, patients, healthcare providers, the healthcare industry, etc. — need to be more mindful and proactive with “our” health and the health of Americans as a whole by first considering preventative care and second by better understanding diagnosing of the virus. Dr. Segal shares his opinion on new CDC study with The Hill. Click here to read his opinion piece.



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