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As Summer Approaches, Health Officials Dig In Against Zika05:06
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An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed on human skin in a lab of the International Training and Medical Research Training Center (CIDEIM) on Jan. 25, 2016, in Cali, Colombia. (Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images)
An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed on human skin in a lab of the International Training and Medical Research Training Center (CIDEIM) on Jan. 25, 2016, in Cali, Colombia. (Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images)
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With warmer weather on its way in the U.S., worries about Zika are back. More than 5,000 cases of the mosquito-borne virus were reported in the country last year, but that's only a fraction of cases worldwide.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Scott Weaver, director of the Institute for Human Infections and Immunity at the University of Texas Medical Branch, about the ongoing fight.

This segment aired on June 1, 2017.

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