Epidemiologist Questions Zika Virus

Is the Zika virus still a threat?

I'm planning a trip into the Caribbean soon, but I'm also trying to have a child with my husband. Do you think I should avoid going to the Caribbean because of Zika? Or do you think that this is no longer a threat?

1 Answer

Zika Virus Disease is still a threat. However, taking all available measures to avoid mosquito's bites will protect you against the Zika virus disease. There is also the risk of sexual transmission of Zika virus.You can read all the methods of protection in CDC website: Zika Virus - Prevention and Transmission

Good luck,

Florin PAUL, MD, PhD, MPH
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