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should i worry about zika virus an conception

A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
CDC website: Comprehensive, reliable information is available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/zika/index.html/
Dr. Thomas Jeanne
9 years experience Preventive Medicine
22 countries:: As of Jan 27, 2016, these countries have Zika virus transmission in the Americas: Barbados Bolivia Brazil Colombia Dominica ... Read More
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Dr. Andrea Arguello
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
CDC website: Visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website for a complete updated list of countries to which to avoid travel. http://www.cdc.g ... Read More

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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: In 2018, no local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission has been reported in the continental United States. You may visit this site for more info: ht ... Read More
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Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No,: Zika is transmittable by mosquitoes, Cornavirus is not. Also they are in different virus "families".
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: Zika is a flavivirus and SARS-CoV-2 is a corona virus.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Travel, mosquitoes: Avoid travel to those parts of South America where infection is common. If necessary to travel there, very careful mosquito bite prevention: long slee ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Anguilla: The US State Department warns that mosquito-borne illnesses such as Dengue and Chikungunya occur in Anguilla. They recommend you use CDC approved mosq ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
About Zika...: It can be hard to tell if a person has Zika, because the symptoms of Zika are not unique to Zika. About 1 in 5 infected people get symptoms of Zika, s ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Please repost: Do you mean "can you tell ME something" about the zika virus or do you mean "can you tell" whether someone has contracted it? If i ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
CDC website: Comprehensive, reliable information on Zika is available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/zika/index.html/
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Dr. Alan Steinbach
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not deet: DEET isnt recommended before 2 months. There are many formulas based on natural products that may be helpful. Use mostly on clothing rather than the i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
ZIka: Wear DEET insect repellent, at all times to reduce risk as much as possible

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