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Texas Tech Law School hosts Zika Symposium

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

The Texas Tech Law School hosted a Biosecurity Law Symposium Friday on the Zika virus.

Panels at the Lanier Auditorium included discussion on the disease's transmission and the public health hazards that Zika poses.

The first panel reviewed the legal and ethical impacts along with community concerns. The second session went into detail on the threats of the virus.

The Zika virus can cause birth defects in babies.

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