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Amid Zika fears, Hartsfield-Jackson concessions stock mosquito repellent


If you're headed to certain areas in Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico or South America, insect repellent might be a prudent item for your packing list to combat the risk of the Zika virus.

And if you forget, you can also buy it at the airport.

In an effort to prevent the spread of the Zika virus, Hartsfield-Jackson International and state health department officials have asked certain concessionaires at Atlanta's airport to stock Environmental Protection Agency-approved insect repellent. Signs at the airport tell travelers where to find it.


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Business reporter Kelly Yamanouchi covers airlines and the airport.