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: www.goinghomemedical.com.