Travel Tip of the Day: Zika: New Advice for Staying Safe

Buenavista, Colombia

Buenavista, Colombia (more here)

Zika: New Advice for Staying Safe
As we’ve reported in the past, the Zika virus is a serious matter, especially for pregnant women. Since then, the affected areas have expanded and people are on edge, especially pregnant women and those trying to get pregnant. In fact, because of Zika and Natalie being pregnant, we recently cancelled trips to Costa Rica and Cuba as we didn’t want to risk it.

However, women aren’t the only ones who have to be extra vigilant when traveling to the affected areas, as there are now reports of the virus being transmitted sexually. The federal government just released new health guidelines that state: “Men who know they’ve probably been infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus should not have sex without a condom for six months.” You can read more on CBS.com.

More:

 

____________________________________________________________

Tried this tip? Let me know in the comments!
Have your own tip? Email it to whitney@johnnyjet.com!
Want to see more tips? Click here for all 651!

Want even more travel tips? Subscribe to the Daily Travel Tip newsletter! All you have to do is sign up for the weekly newsletter by filling in your email address and checking the Daily Travel Tip box in the top-right corner of the homepage.

If you already subscribe to the newsletter, fill in your email and check the Daily Travel Tip box in the same top-right corner of the homepage and you’ll receive an email with a link to update your JohnnyJet.com preferences. On that page, just click the Daily Travel Tip box and Update Profile and you’ll have Johnny’s best tips, straight to your inbox each day. And don’t worry—it’s easier than it sounds!

Johnny Jet

The comments on this page are not provided, reviewed, or otherwise approved by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser's responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.

Editorial Note: The editorial content on this page is not provided by any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

Rate this post

About the Author

Johnny Jet

I used to be afraid to fly and at times even leave the house! I conquered my fear (long story) and now I travel to 20+ countries a year sharing my firsthand knowledge, tips and deals with friends, family and readers. Please sign up to our free newsletters and tell your friends!

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.