Being prepared: Symposium on Zika being held in Charleston

(James Gathany/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP, File)

A symposium scheduled for the Medical University of South Carolina is designed to discuss what is known about the Zika virus, what is not known and how people might prepare.

The Charleston school announced that Zika from "Z" to "A" is being held on Friday in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Health experts will participate in the symposium.

At the end of the morning event, speakers are taking part in a discussion and are answering questions from both reporters and the public.

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