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.

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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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