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IQ1: Zika Virus and pregnant travellers

APRIL 2016: apx. 9 min. | Our first run of the Infectious Questions podcast focuses on an emerging infection very prominent in the media: Zika virus. In this episode, our guest advises public health practitioners on how they might respond to the question of whether someone who’s pregnant ought to cancel any planned travel to Zika-affected areas. The response includes a discussion as to what the risks are and people’s perceptions of the risk.

Published: 2016

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IQ2: Sexual transmission of Zika Virus

APRIL 2016: apx. 9 min. | The second episode of our Infectious Questions podcast continues its focus on Zika virus with our guest expert addressing questions around the sexual transmission of Zika.

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IQ3: Birth defects and the Zika Virus

This episode continues our focus on Zika virus. Here, our guest expert addresses the strength of the link between Zika infection and birth defects like microcephaly.

APRIL 2016 | apx. 9 min.

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IQ5: Should mothers infected with Zika during pregnancy breastfeed?

Once again, Zika virus is the focus of this program. In this episode, we’ll explore two more questions: What healthcare providers should do to evaluate infants with positive or inconclusive Zika virus test results, and, should a mother who had Zika virus infection during pregnancy breastfeed her infant.

Published: 2016

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