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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

Jay Key­stone, Pro­fes­sor of Med­i­cine
Exper­tise: Zika virus and its effects
Tel: (416) 606‑5868
*Q&A with Prof. Key­stone about the Zika virus

Isaac Bogoch, Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor, Infec­tious Dis­ease at the Temer­ty Temer­ty Fac­ul­ty of Med­i­cine
Exper­tise: Infec­tious dis­eases
Cell: (416) 294‑2773

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

Vanes­sa Allen, Assis­tant pro­fes­sor, Depart­ment of Lab­o­ra­to­ry Med­i­cine and Patho­bi­ol­o­gy
Exper­tise: Micro­bi­ol­o­gist and infec­tious dis­ease spe­cial­ist, pub­lic health
Cell: (647) 792‑3165