Zika Virus And Birth Defects: 10 Facts You Need To Know

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3. Protect yourself from Zika by avoiding travel to areas with active infestations.


With no treatment or vaccine available, the only protection against Zika is to avoid travel to areas with an active infestation. If you do travel to a country where Zika is present, the CDC advises strict adherence to mosquito protection measures: Use an EPA-approved repellent over sunscreen, wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts thick enough to block a mosquito bite, and sleep in air-conditioned, screened rooms, among others. Source: CNN.com

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