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April 4, 2016

DEET Seen as Safe for Pregnant Women Despite Limited Studies

As the result of our last press release effort, a New York Times reporter, Catherine Saint Louis, has taken an interest in OTIS and the vast knowledge of our members! In recent weeks, I coordinated an interview between Dr. Sarah Obican, OTIS BOD member, and Catherine which has resulted in a mention about OTIS and a quote from Sarah in a DEET in pregnancy article out this morning:

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/05/health/zika-virus-deet-pregant-women-safety.html?_r=0

The printed version of article will appear in tomorrow's NY Times in the "science" section, in case you pick up an issue.