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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women’s Issues, will convene a hearing titled “Zika in the Western Hemisphere: Risks and Response” on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.


  • Ms. Judith G. Garber, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State
  • Dr. Tom Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Ms. Irene Koek, Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development

*Witness list subject to change.


Wednesday, July 13, 2016
2:30 p.m. ET
Senate Dirksen Building 419
Washington, D.C.

Witness testimony, opening statements, and a livestream will be available on