09 Aug 2018

Avoidance of sexual transmission of Zika virus

Public Health England is reviewing the recommendations for the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus Avoidance of sexual transmission of Zika virus

The United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have updated recommendations for travellers on the avoidance of sexual transmission of Zika virus infection.

Public Health England is currently reviewing its own recommendations for travellers on the avoidance of sexual transmission of Zika virus infection and will update them soon. Until then, the existing guidance available on the GOV.UK Zika pages and on the National Travel Health Network and Centre Country information pages remains valid for UK travellers.

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