Zika at Our Doorstep | USF Heath | University of South Florida

Zika virus update. Image of mosquito.


With Zika now in Florida, USF is taking an active role in providing accurate information on the many topics associated with combatting this virus, including infectious diseases, high-risk pregnancy, pediatrics, public health, entomology, and epidemiology, among others. USF Health experts are playing crucial roles in helping us understand the current epidemic and what we may face.

This page is meant to be a repository for information in all of these arenas, helping to clarify the frequent and sometimes confusing details associated with Zika and offering current insight into scientific breakthroughs.

NBC Nightly News

Dr. Charles Lockwood speaks to NBC Nightly News about Zika virus.

After confirmation of the first non-travel related case of Zika virus in Tampa Bay, Dr. Charles Lockwood, senior VP of USF Health and Morsani College of Medicine dean, speaks to NBC Nightly News.

Conference Video

Speakers during Zika at Our Doorstep conference.

Experts from across USF Health gathered Aug. 19 for a half-day conference titled Zika at Our Doorstep: An International Public Health Conversation.