Five things worth knowing about the Zika virus, microcephaly, and risk

As concerns over the Zika virus and Microcephaly spread, the Risk Bites team considers five things worth knowing about the risks - especially if you are a woman living in a Zika-infected area, or will be visiting one. UPDATE: CDC have now confirmed a link between Zika and microcephaly USEFUL LINKS Pan American Health Organization: https://www.paho.org/en Centers for Disease Control and Infection (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/zika/ Word Health organization: https://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsh THIS EPISODE'S TEAM: A huge thank you to the following for their advice and expertise in creating this episode of Risk Bites: Julee Avram Jessica Ballard Ashley Bieniek-Tobasco Deise Galan Ashley Mariconti Nicolas Menendez, MD Clara Petelin Heather Ross Shauna Smith Risk Bites videos are devised, created and produced by Andrew Maynard, in association with the Arizona State University School for the Future of Innovation in Society (http://sfis.asu.edu). They are produced under a Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA Backing track: Mandolin Highway by Olive Musique. http://www.premiumbeat.com/royalty_fr... Risk Bites is your guide to making sense of risk. We cover everything from understanding and balancing the risks and benefits of everyday products, to health science more broadly, to the potential impacts of emerging technologies, to making sense of risk perception. If you enjoy our videos, please subscribe, and spread the word! Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/RiskBites

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