Tee plays Dr. Ethan Choi on the NBC program. He and his wife recently had a baby. Tee says his love for her and knowing that Zika virus causes birth defects prompted him to speak out.
In the public-service spots, Tee explains that Zika virus can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus. It can result in birth defects.
Public Health Director Dr. Nirav Shah says most infected with Zika virus don’t have symptoms.