Zika is in the news quite a bit this week. First, Congress is back in session and they have resumed the debate over what should and should not be included in the $1.1B funding that Floridians have been waiting most of the year for.
This is the third time the bill has been delayed.
Watch The Fox News Report On Current Zika Fight In Congress
New Side Effects Reported By WNCT News 9
As cases continue to present themselves we are learning more about zika and the effect the disease has on both children and adults. WNCT News 9 is reporting on a study that links memory problems in adults to cases of zika.
Watch The WNCT News 9 Report
Trevor Noah Discusses Zika On The Daily Show
Zika has even invaded the late night comedy circuit.
Citing the 2700 cases of zika that have been reported in the United States and the 56 cases in Florida that have been spread by local mosquitoes; Trevor Noah jokes about the irony of possibly contracting a mosquito borne illness in the US after having moved here from Africa.
It’s a funny segment. The fact that zika is even hitting late night TV shows the strong focus we are currently putting on the disease.