Zika Outbreak Prompts CDC To Issue Travel Warning For Miami Neighborhood

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Larry Smart, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, uses a fogger to spray pesticide to kill mosquitos in the Wynwood neighborhood as the county fights to control a Zika virus outbreak on Aug. 1, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel warning Monday, advising pregnant women and their partners to avoid the Wynwood arts district in Miami. So far, 14 cases of Zika virus have been caused by mosquitoes in that area.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Dr. Christine Curry, an obstetrician-gynecologist at the University of Miami Hospital, about how she’s advising her patients.

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Dr. Christine Curry, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospitals. The hospital tweets @umiamimedicine.

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