State Officials Warn Travelers Who Visit Zika Hot Spots To Be ‘Vigilant’ On Return
As of Friday, there were 170 travel-related Zika infections in 26 California counties, according to the California Department of Public Health. Meanwhile, Politico reports that the virus could potentially change the shape of the political debate surrounding late-term abortion.
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Travelers Still Need To Prevent Zika Infections After Coming Home
There are 170 travel related Zika virus infections in 26 California counties as of Friday, according to the California Department of Public Health. State health officials say travelers returning to California from popular vacation destinations where Zika virus is known to be circulating still need to be vigilant once they arrive home. Those returning to California should continue using insect repellent for three weeks to prevent the virus from spreading to mosquitoes that may go on to bite and infect others. (Johnson, 8/22)
How Zika Could Change The Politics Of Late-Term Abortion
For years, most Americans have opposed abortions late in pregnancy. Zika could change that, potentially undermining support for a national ban on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy as more women infected with the virus find themselves in the crosshairs of the abortion wars if they choose to end their pregnancies. (Haberkorn, 8/22)