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Concern Growing On Central, South Coast About Potentially Dangerous Zika Virus

Stephen Ausmus
Aedes aegypti, a mosquito species that spreads Zika Virus

It’s a global health problem that has officials worried here at home, on the Central and South Coasts as well.

Experts say we still are trying to unravel the secrets surrounding Zika virus, which can be devastating for the fetuses of pregnant women.

Lance Orozco talks with a local health official about the latest on the virus.

Caution: This story deals with some graphic subjects.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.