Saturday, May 7, 2016

Zika Virus

Zika Virus: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  1. What we know
  2. Steps to prevent mosquito bites
  3. If you have Zika, protect others from getting sick
  4. If you are a man who lives in or has traveled to an area with Zika
  5. If you are concerned about getting Zika from a male sex partner
  6. Information for travelers
Mosquito Bite Prevention for Travelers

Zika Virus in Aruba
What is the current situation?
Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported in Aruba. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people.

Zika Virus in Pregnancy
A pregnant woman can pass Zika virus to her fetus. Infection during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects.

CDC recommends special precautions for the following groups:
Women who are pregnant: Should not travel to Aruba.