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Black Folks and the Hidden Impact of Zika Virus

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EBONY is serious about keeping our community healthy, wealthy and wise.  That’s why in our newest EBONY Health Web series, Dr. Corey Hebert a.k.a “The Doctor for the People” delivering engaging, relevant and to-the-point health information that affects us.  And you can trust and believe he knows what he’s talking about when it comes to these topics. The good Dr. Hebert is an Assistant Professor at both Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and Tulane University Medical Center.

Today’s segment focuses on Zika virus. We know you might be wary of where you’re traveling due to the documented threat in certain countries, but there’s a lot you don’t know about how it could affect Black folk right here in the states. Check out Dr. Hebert’s warnings about this very serious subject and share your thoughts and questions in the comments.

Dr. Hebert is a highly regarded medical broadcast journalist, working as on-air medical editor for the NBC television affiliate in New Orleans, Louisiana and the Gulf Coast, as well as a frequent on-air contributor to the “Dr. Oz Show,” MSNBC and has made hundreds of appearances on national television networks and outlets such as CNN, CBS, National Geographic and Good Morning America.

 

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