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Infectious disease specialist: Zika virus unlikely in Hudson Valley

Posted: 2/1/2016

With more than 31 cases of the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus reported in the United States, the chance of contracting the illness in the Hudson Valley is unlikely, health officials said. “If we see any, it will be an imported case from people who traveled to countries in South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean,” said Dr. Stuart Feinstein, head of Health Quest Medical Practice’s Division of Infectious Diseases. Seven people in New York have tested positive for the Zika virus after havi...

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