Author: Tara L. Umbrino, Stafford, VA Personal Injury Attorney
One of the biggest news stories during the summer of 2016 was the outbreak of the Zika virus. The alarming spread of the virus was followed closely by international travelers and residents of the United States. In Brazil, Olympic athletes refused to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games due to concerns about contracting the virus. The virus could spread quickly and was linked to many incidents of birth defects. The World Health Organization declared Zika a Public Health Emergency.
In response to the Zika epidemic, health officials rushed to find a test for Zika. However, it turns out that…