Addressing the Zika Virus Threat


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Michael VanRooyen
Howard Zucker
Helen Branswell
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

Panelists Helen Branswell, Senior Writer at STAT, Michael VanRooyen M.D., Director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, and Howard Zucker M.D., New York Commissioner of Health joined moderator Sheila Burke, Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, for a panel discussion to reflect on the recent outbreaks of Zika virus and global implications. The panelists discussed the origins, scope, and severity of the Zika virus, as well as U.S. preparedness to contain its spread."