SoT 213: Everything Zika

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


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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.