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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 10:30am

Mercy College Professor Rossi A. Hassad was interviewed along with other experts from a variety of specialties ranging from public health, infectious disease, obstetrics and gynecology and family medicine about the upcoming Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro this August and the concerns the Zika virus outbreak brings.

Hassad and all the experts featured in the video agreed that while every precaution should be taken against contracting or spreading the virus, there is no need to cancel, delay or move the upcoming Olympics games.

To see the full interview, visit