25 Jul 2016

Revision of UK Zika virus pre-travel guidance

Four categories of Zika virus risk area have been defined, with separate advice/recommendations for travellers

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08 Jul 2016

Summer holidays reminder: prevention of Zika virus infection

A reminder to those planning to travel abroad as the summer holidays approach

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10 Jun 2016

Update to advice on the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus

Male travellers with no Zika symptoms now advised to use condoms for 8 weeks following travel to an area with active Zika virus transmission to prevent sexual transmission

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10 Jun 2016

Zika virus – update and advice for travellers including pregnant women and those planning pregnancy

It is recommended that pregnant women planning to travel, postpone non-essential travel to areas with active ZIKV transmission until after pregnancy

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13 May 2016

Definition for areas with active Zika virus transmission amended

The definition used by Public Health England, NaTHNaC and Health Protection Scotland for areas with active Zika virus transmission was amended on 12 May 2016

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02 Feb 2016

World Health Organization announces a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

The WHO has announced that the recent cluster of microcephaly cases and other neurologic disorders reported in Brazil, constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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