World Map of Areas With Risk of Zika

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World Map of Areas with Risk of Zika (Current as of: January 10, 2018)  Because Zika infection during pregnancy can cause severe birth defects, pregnant women should not travel to the areas below. Partners of pregnant women and couples considering pregnancy should know the risks to pregnancy and take prevention steps. All travelers should strictly follow steps to prevent mosquito bites and prevent sexual transmission during and after […]

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Guidance for Providers Caring for Women and Men Of Reproductive Age with Possible Zika Virus Exposure

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In September 2016, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) issued new guidance for providers caring for women and men of reproductive age with possible Zika Virus exposure. The guidance was for providers that addressed the care of non-pregnant patients desiring pregnancy. This document, now updated, is based on new information, including the recent MMWR […]

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Outcomes of Pregnancies With Zika Infection

Outcomes of Pregnancies with Zika Infection

Recent data studying the outcomes of pregnancies with Zika infection suggests that, in the United States, 1 in 10 pregnant women infected with the Zika virus had a baby with a serious birth defect. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these birth defects included microcephaly as well as brain damage. Additionally, […]

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