U.S. Surgeon General on Zika crisis: 'We're not asking anyone to put off pregnancy'
Zika is active in the Americas, the Caribbean, and some Pacific Islands. There’s growing concern among women because an infection during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects and is associated with other pregnancy problems. In February, President Obama asked for $1.9 billion in emergency funding to fight Zika. We spoke to U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy about government response and what people can do to keep themselves safe.