What Traveling Men Can Do to Stop the Spread of Zika

What traveling men can do to stop the spread of ZikaThe news cycle has left Zika behind, but that doesn’t mean that the virus is no longer a threat. In fact, it still needs to be taken very seriously in the Caribbean, Mexico, and South and Central America. The CDC is clear on this. It even has a dedicated “Men and Zika” page, where it lists—among other things—what men can do to stop the spread of Zika during and after travel:

  • “If you have a pregnant partner, she should not travel to areas with risk of Zika. See more information on precautions pregnant women should take.
  • If you and your partner are planning a pregnancy, talk to your doctor or other healthcare provider before traveling to areas with risk of Zika.
  • Because you can be infected and spread Zika to others without knowing it, it is important to take precautions even if you don’t have symptoms.
  • There is no specific medicine or vaccine for Zika. But there are steps you can take to prevent Zika.”

Check out the CDC page for more, and stay vigilant.

 

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