Video Series: Primary Care
Health Topics: Fetal Medicine
Zika virus is a mosquito-borne illness that has recently started circulating in South and Central America. Dr. Roberta DeBiasi discusses the virus and health risks associated with it. | En Español
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Zika es una enfermedad que recientemente ha comenzado a circular en América del Sur y America Central. El virus se transmite via los piquetes de mosquitos infectados. Dra. Melissa Del Castillo analiza los riesgos asociados con la infeccion del Zika.
Located within Children's National Health System, the Regional Outpatient Centers' administrative offices support outreach to the community and facilitates hospital department participation in the program. The Regional Outpatient Centers offer Children's specialists in a neighborhood setting around the region.