NYC's Health Commissioner on Zika Prevention

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Zika Mosquito

Although no one has contracted Zika from mosquitoes in our area, the number of women requesting Zika tests in NYC is climbing, suggesting pregnant women are still traveling to Zika-affected areas. Dr. Mary Bassett, commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene urges pregnant women to heed warnings and avoid areas where the virus is prevalent.