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Kelly McBride Folkers is a research associate at the division of medical ethics at NYU Langone Medical Center. Arthur L. Caplan is the Drs. William F and Virginia Connolly Mitty professor and founding head of the division of bioethics at New York University Langone Medical Center. Lee Igel is a clinical associate professor at NYU Tisch Institute. The opinions expressed in this commentary are theirs.
(CNN)Zika is working its way around the United States. It's spreading across Florida, and is before long expected to reach Texas, Louisiana and other Southern states. It is a dizzying trip, and one that isn't going to end anytime soon.