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India added as a moderate risk area for Zika virus transmission

26 May 2017

Zika virus advice for travellers to India updated, pregnant women should consider postponing non-essential travel until after the pregnancy Read more

Zika virus risk: updated country classifications

10 Mar 2017

World Health Organization country risk classifications are published; UK guidance remains the same as these new classifications are reviewed Read more

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

10 Jan 2017

Advice for travellers has been updated based on epidemiological information Read more

Zika update: Florida

09 Dec 2016

Latest information on the Zika virus situation in Florida Read more

Zika: cases diagnosed in the United Kingdom

01 Dec 2016

Public Health England publishes an update on cases of Zika virus diagnosed in the United Kingdom Read more

Zika virus: advice on the prevention of sexual transmission

24 Nov 2016

Public Health England has revised guidance for men who have travelled in or returned from an area of high or moderate Zika virus risk Read more

Zika virus: advice on the prevention of sexual transmission

07 Oct 2016

Public Health England has published guidance on the likelihood of sexual transmission of Zika virus and ways to prevent this Read more

Revision of UK Zika virus pre-travel guidance

25 Jul 2016

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

Summer holidays reminder: prevention of Zika virus infection

08 Jul 2016

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

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

10 Jun 2016

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 Read more

Definition for areas with active Zika virus transmission amended

13 May 2016

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 Read more

World Health Organization announces a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

02 Feb 2016

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 Read more

Zika virus - quick links

29 Jan 2016

Need individual advice on Zika - quick links to important information are provided below Read more

Zika virus in the Americas: update and advice for pregnant women

07 Dec 2015

Further information on the international spread of Zika virus (ZIKV) through the Americas Read more

Zika Virus: The Americas

20 Nov 2015

International spread of Zika virus with first locally acquired cases in Suriname Read more

Zika virus outbreak: Brazil

20 May 2015

Cases have been confirmed in Rio Grande do Norte and Bahia states Read more

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Zika - Risk Assessment

10 Jan 2017

Factors health professionals should consider when advising those travelling to Zika virus affected areasRead more

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