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Zika virus

February 5, 2016

The following is a list of University of Toronto experts who can comment on a variety of issues related to the Zika virus.

David Fisman, Professor at Dalla Lana School of Public Policy
Expertise: Sexually transmitted infections of Zika
Tel: (416) 978-6866
Email: david.fisman@utoronto.ca

Jay Keystone, Professor of Medicine
Expertise: Zika virus and its effects
Tel: (416) 606-5868
Email: jay.keystone@utoronto.ca
*Q&A with Prof. Keystone about the Zika virus

Isaac Bogoch, Assistant Professor, Infectious Disease at the Faculty of Medicine
Expertise: Infectious diseases
Cell: (416) 294-2773
Email: Isaac.bogoch@uhn.ca

Bruce Kidd, Principal-U of T Scarborough, Professor of Kinesiology and Physical Education
Expertise: How Zika may affect Brazil’s preparations for 2016 Olympics
Tel: (416) 287-7025
Email: bruce.kidd@utoronto.ca

Vanessa Allen, Assistant professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
Expertise: Microbiologist and infectious disease specialist, public health
Cell: (647) 792-3165
Email: vanessa.allen@oahpp.ca