Agencies, Universities Study Ways To Keep Zika Out Of Kansas
With the Zika virus now in the Sunflower State, state agencies and university laboratories are searching for methods to keep the number of cases at a minimum. KMUW's Abigail Wilson has the story.
Five cases of Zika virus have been reported in Kansas, all of which originated outside of the United States. Various state agencies and university laboratories are looking for ways to keep that number at a minimum. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has started a statewide surveillance program to monitor mosquitoes, which is something the organization does every year.