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Traveling this summer? Stay safe from Zika

Traveling this summer? Stay safe from Zika

Summer is travel season for many of us. Before your trip, make sure you’re protected from Zika. The Zika virus is still spreading in certain areas ...
Do you know what CMV is?

Do you know what CMV is?

June is National Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Awareness Month. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, it’s important to know about CM ...
The latest Zika news:  pregnant women still need to take precautions

The latest Zika news: pregnant women still need to take precautions

Just when you may have thought that Zika was a thing of the past, a new report provides a wake-up call. Here are the facts: Last year in the U ...
Zika travel guidance – an update and helpful tools

Zika travel guidance – an update and helpful tools

The CDC recently updated its Zika travel guidance. March is a time when many people get away from the snow, ice and cold and thaw out in the sunshine ...
Zika and sperm – a new concern

Zika and sperm – a new concern

The latest news about the Zika virus is that there is a potential risk that some semen donated to sperm banks in South Florida might be contaminated w ...
Is the Zika virus affecting babies in the U.S.?

Is the Zika virus affecting babies in the U.S.?

Short answer…Yes. The CDC just released a report that measured the number of brain related birth defects in the U.S. before and after the arrival o ...
Don’t forget about Zika

Don’t forget about Zika

Just because it is winter in many parts of the U.S. does not mean that Zika has gone away. You still need to take appropriate precautions and be prepa ...
CDC’s 8 fast facts about Zika if you’re pregnant or trying to conceive

CDC’s 8 fast facts about Zika if you’re pregnant or trying to conceive

If you get infected with Zika during pregnancy, you can pass it to your baby. Zika infection during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects such as ...
What happens to babies who were exposed to Zika?

What happens to babies who were exposed to Zika?

To learn more about Zika, including how to stay safe, see our web article. ...
March of Dimes honors CDC Director for work protecting moms and babies from Zika

March of Dimes honors CDC Director for work protecting moms and babies from Zika

Today, Dr. Frieden received the March of Dimes President’s Leadership Award for serving as a champion in the fight against Zika. This award is given t ...