CDC Issues Health Advisory for Zika Virus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health advisory for Zika virus in the Western Hemisphere. Zika virus is spread to humans through mosquito bites. While there are no documented cases of local transmission in the United States, Zika infections have been reported in travelers returning to the United States. More information about Zika virus, including recommendations for public health and healthcare providers, can be found here.

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  1. January 25, 2016 at 10:21 pm

    Although there are no reported cases in the United States, distribution of Aedes aegypti cannot rule out its transmission.

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