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Missed Our Live Twitter #Zikachat? Here's A Recap.

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Women & Infants Hospital maternal-fetal medicine expert Brenna Hughes answered questions from RIPR listeners and twitter followers about Zika virus...

Women & Infants Hospital maternal-fetal medicine expert Brenna Hughes answered questions from RIPR listeners and twitter followers about Zika virus in a live twitter chat Thursday at noon.

Some of the biggest questions involved the risk of transmission, whether mosquito repellent is safe for pregnant women and how the virus has been linked to the brain defect known as mircocephaly.

Here's a recap (scroll down to see the "Storified" version of our live chat).

Many thanks to everyone who sent in questions and to Dr. Hughes and the staff at Women & Infants Hospital for making this possible!

The mosquito species Aedes aegypti feeds not just at dusk and dawn, but around the clock.
The mosquito species Aedes aegypti feeds not just at dusk and dawn, but around the clock.