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Know Before You Go: Zika Virus


What is Zika?

  • Zika is a virus transmitted by Aedes mosquito, which also transmits Dengue and Chikungunga
  • Zika can cause: mild fever, headache, body and joint aches, skin rash
  • Within 2-7 days people become symptomatic

Preventive measures travellers should take:

  • Cover skin/long sleeves, insect repellent
  • Screens in windows and doors and mosquito netting
  • Empty containers of water

To prepare a medical plan for your travel visit:

Going Home Medical
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Plantation, FL 33324

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