SoT 213: Everything Zika

Hosts: Ed Brown, Dr. Shayne Joseph, Penny Dumsday, Dr. Cameron Webb.


Medical entomologist Dr. Cameron Webb joins the team to talk about the Zika virus and mosquitoes. Everything you need to know about the current outbreak – baggage Zika, insect repellents, mosquito eradication, sexual transmission, and the link between Zika and microencephaly.
Also, beer could make you a target for mosquitoes. Possibly.

Dr Cameron Webb is a Clinical Lecturer with the University of Sydney and Principal Hospital Scientist with the Department of Medical Entomology at Pathology West – ICPMR Westmead (NSW Health Pathology & Westmead Hospital).

Find him on Twitter here, and read his articles at The Conversation.