Beck-Sague speaks with CNN about spread of Zika

On Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, Health Promotion & Disease Prevention professor Consuelo Beck-Sague sat down with veteran journalist Camilo Egaña of CNN en Español to discuss the current Zika crisis. Video from the show is available below, in Spanish.

Beck-Sague is a pediatric infectious disease subspecialist. During her 19 years as an epidemic investigator and medical epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, she led dozens of investigations and studies. Since she left the CDC, she helped lead the antiretroviral therapy scale-up for prevention and treatment of pediatric HIV in the Dominican Republic as a consultant to the ministry of health. She has authored or co-authored over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals and national and international guidelines and reports that have been cited thousands of times.

With more than 20 years of journalism experience in Cuba and Miami, Egaña hosts the self-titled interview show Camilo, which airs on CNN en Español weeknights at 9 p.m., EST. The show has a hemispheric reach, broadcasting to 40.5 million households and hotel rooms in Latin America as well as 7.4 million households in the United States.

La Expansión del Zika (The Spread of Zika), Part 1

La Expansión del Zika (The Spread of Zika), Part 2

La Expansión del Zika (The Spread of Zika), Part 3

La Expansión del Zika (The Spread of Zika), Part 4

 

Author: RSCPHSW

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