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Zika Video Resources

The Zika-related videos below are available for your use to provide background on the Zika virus and other additional information for different audiences.

	The content of this video is no longer current and is being updated.Zika 101

Dr. Anne Schuchat, the Principal Deputy Director of CDC/ATSDR, gives an overview about the Zika virus including symptoms and potential side effects. The video also gives insight into tactics for mosquito bite prevention and travel recommendations for pregnant women.
Spanish version

Doctor Cono's interview on Platform Q Health: A CDC Update for Clinicians on Zika Virus Disease

A CDC Update for Clinicians on Zika Virus Disease

Dr. Joanne Cono, MD, ScM, Director of the Office of Science Quality of the CDC gave a live presentation regarding the latest Zika information available and answered a myriad of questions from your fellow health care practitioners.

	Screenshot of Matt Karwowski, MD MPHZika for Pediatricians: Critical Update

Dr. Matt Karwowski, a pediatrician with the Pregnancy and Birth Defects Team for CDC's 2016 Zika Virus Response, reviews what we know about Zika virus and congenital microcephaly and other birth defects. He also discusses CDC's guidelines for healthcare providers caring for infants and children with possible Zika virus infection.

	Screenshot of a medscape video featuring Dr. Obuyebo.Medscape Expert Commentary: Advising Pregnant Women About Zika

Dr. Titilope Oduyebo, an obstetrician-gynecologist from CDC’s Pregnancy and Birth Defects team, gives key insight into the Zika virus. She discusses what we know about Zika virus infection during pregnancy, and reviews CDC’s current recommendations for screening, testing, and management of women with possible Zika virus exposure.

	Zika virus prevention kit.  Items include a mosquito net, insect repellant, condoms, and brochures & posters on zika virusCDC Zika Prevention Kits B-roll

CDC and the CDC Foundation partnered to create Zika prevention kits (ZPKs) to provide information and tools to support pregnant women and help them reduce their risk of Zika infection. This is b-roll footage of the kits and how they’re assembled.
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	CDC scientists assembling Trioplex Real-time RT-PCR Assay kits for shipmentCDC Trioplex PCR Test Kit B-roll

The CDC Trioplex Real-time RT-PCR Assay [PDF - 40 pages] is a diagnostic tool for Zika virus. It is a 3-in-1 test, that allows doctors to tell if an individual is currently infected with chikungunya, dengue, or Zika viruses by using a single sample. This eliminates the need to perform three separate tests to determine which infection a patient might have. This is b-roll footage of CDC scientists assembling Trioplex Real-time RT-PCR Assay kits for shipment to qualified public health labs in the Laboratory Response Network and abroad.
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	mosquito larvae collected from the field and being placed in petri dishesLaboratory Procedures in Entomology and Diagnostic Lab Sections of CDC PR dengue Branch

This footage, divided into three sections, shows mosquito larvae collected from the field and being placed in petri dishes; a lab technician growing larvae and testing adult mosquitoes for insecticide resistance; and a lab technician following procedures for testing patient serum samples.
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	Mother applying insect repellant on a little girlMosquito Prevention Video

Zika and other diseases can be spread through mosquitoes. This video shows recommended practices of what people can do to protect themselves and their families from mosquito bites: applying insect repellant to children and adults, removing standing water that can be mosquito breeding areas, and properly installing window screens.
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	Protect your family and community video thumbnailZika Virus Prevention: Summary for General Public in Puerto Rico

CDC provides guidance on effective steps to be taken to protect yourself, your family and your community from the spread of Zika virus. All the recommended actions taken together and repeated as recommended would result in reductions of mosquito populations and the possible spread of Zika. Spanish version
-Zika Virus Prevention: Summary for Healthcare Providers in Puerto Rico: English | Spanish
-Zika Virus Prevention for Puerto Rico (:30): English | Spanish

	Cover and Repel: Zika Prevention for Puerto Rico screenshot thumbnail Cover and Repel: Zika Prevention for Puerto Rico

Aedes mosquitoes are aggressive daytime and nighttime biters. The CDC provides helpful tips for preventing mosquito bites through covering up and using the right repellents in this video. 
English | Spanish

	Keep Mosquitoes Out of Your Home: Zika Prevention for Puerto Rico video screenshotKeep Mosquitoes Out of Your Home: Zika Prevention for Puerto Rico

The CDC provides guidance on how to protect yourself from mosquito bites by eliminating mosquitoes’ methods of entry to your home. If followed this guidance will reduce or eliminate mosquitoes in your home. 
English | Spanish

	Remove Collected Water: Zika Prevention for Puerto Rico video screenshotRemove Collected Water: Zika Prevention for Puerto Rico

Mosquitoes lay their eggs near and around standing water. To reduce the mosquito population and protect yourself from mosquito bites, it is important to reduce instances of collected water. In this video, the CDC provides guidance to remove collected water.
English | Spanish

	If You’re Pregnant and Have Sex, Use Condoms: Zika Prevention for Puerto Rico video screenshotIf You’re Pregnant and Have Sex, Use Condoms: Zika Prevention for Puerto Rico (General Public)

Zika virus can be spread by a man to his sex partners. Pregnant couples with male partners who live in or travel to areas with Zika should take steps to protect their pregnancy. In this video CDC provides guidance on preventing Zika through sexual transmission.
English | Spanish
Healthcare Provider Version English | Healthcare Provider Version Spanish

	Dr. Tom Frieden speaking at a press conferenceZika and Traveling to the Summer Olympics

Traveling to the Summer Olympics? Individuals traveling to areas with Zika should take measures to prevent mosquito bites and, if they are pregnant, protect their pregnancy. CDC provides information about traveling to Brazil for the Olympics.

	Screenshot of video featuring Margaret Lampe

US Zika Pregnancy Registry: How to Participate

Margaret Lampe, RN, MPH, a nurse scientist with the Pregnancy and Birth Defects Task Force for CDC's 2016 Zika virus response shares an overview of the US Zika Pregnancy Registry and how to participate.

	Zap Zika

Zap Zika Video Series

A series of short videos targeted for pregnant women that demonstrate preventive behaviors to protect them from Zika. Available in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole.

Measuring a baby's head

Measuring Infant Head Circumference: An instructional video for healthcare providers

This video demonstrates how to measure the head circumference of an infant. Measuring head circumference is a primary way to determine the presence of microcephaly, which is important during this Zika outbreak. It is intended to help clinicians evaluate babies born to mothers infected with Zika virus.
Spanish | Italian

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