Home Video: Aug. 10 Viewpoints examines Zika

Video: Aug. 10 Viewpoints examines Zika


The Zika virus is making its first appearance in the continental United States, and with its spread across the South American continent impacting the Rio Olympics, it’s time to learn more about Zika.

Viewpoints tackles the mosquito-borne virus with Laura Kornegay, the health director of the Central Shenandoah Health District in Staunton, and district epidemiologist Jonathan Falk.


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About Viewpoints

viewpoints logoViewpoints, airing Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. on WVPT, will feature a weekly examination of news issues with interest to viewers in the Shenandoah Valley, focusing on interviews with newsmakers discussing the issues of the day locally and nationally.

Co-hosts Chris Graham and Crystal Graham are the co-founders of Augusta Free Press, an online news source based in Waynesboro that debuted in 2002 and draws more than a million weekly page views and boasts the largest social media presence of any news organization in Virginia.

Chris Graham is the former host of a WVPT monthly discussion show, Virginia Viewpoints, and a college baseball color commentator for ESPN3.

Crystal Graham is the former co-host of the Telly Award-winning Virginia Tonight, a nightly news show, and Ask WVPT, a call-in show.

Both Grahams have won multiple awards for journalism excellence from the Virginia Press Association, and both are published authors.



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