Science of Zika: The DNA of an Epidemic, Hearing Before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, Second Session, May 25, 2016   [open pdf - 4MB]

This is the May 25, 2016 hearing on "Science of Zika: The DNA of an Epidemic," held before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. From the opening statement of Lamar Smith: "Today, we will examine the state of science in the most recent battle in the war against mosquito-borne disease: the Zika virus. While for most people Zika causes only mild illness, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that there is a link between Zika infection during a woman's pregnancy and severe birth defects. For some adults there could also be serious neurological impacts." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Kacey Ernst, Daniel Neafsey, Steven Presley, and Hadyn Parry.

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Serial No. 114-79; Serial Number 114-79
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