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Dr. Cindy Haines

TUESDAY, June 28. -- As mosquito season is upon us, what can people do to protect themselves and their families from the Zika virus?

Join @HealthDayEditor on Thurs. June 30, with HealthDay's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Cindy Haines @HealthDayMD as we host a Twitter Chat on Zika. We will be joined by specialists from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the March of Dimes, Mayo Clinic Health System, Texas Children's Hospital and Vida y Salud.

This Twitter Chat will discuss tips to prevent infection, guidelines for healthcare professionals caring for infants and children with a possible Zika virus infection, travel updates and more.

You’re invited to join the conversation, in English and Spanish, on Thursday, June 30 at 12 p.m. ET. For a full hour, follow along for breaking news, new research and resources for staying informed on Zika.

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

Hashtag: #ZikaChat

Participants: @HealthDayEditor, @HealthDayMD, @AmerAcadPeds, @CDCgov, @CDCespanol, @IDSAInfo, @CarlosdelRio7, @modhealthtalk, @nacersano, @MayoClinic, @VeeMD, @mayoclinicHS, @JSheehyPA, @TexasChildrens, @PeterHotez, @VidaySalud and @ReynaCMachado

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