Tag: Zika virus

Traveling this summer? Stay safe from Zika

Traveling this summer? Stay safe from Zika

Summer is travel season for many of us. But if you’re pregnant or planning to get pregnant it’s important to be mindful of where you are traveling to. ...
Safe travel during pregnancy

Safe travel during pregnancy

‘Tis the season to book a relaxing vacation or maybe a long weekend to visit family. If you’ve already started planning and packing, take a minute to ...

Diagnosed with Zika? Help is available

Have you or your partner been diagnosed with Zika virus? Did you receive a positive Zika test while pregnant? Do you have a baby with Zika? If you ans ...
The Zika virus:  What we know and what we don’t

The Zika virus: What we know and what we don’t

We know that… Zika infection during pregnancy can be passed to your baby. It can cause a birth defect called microcephaly and other brain problem ...
Why should men care about Zika?

Why should men care about Zika?

We have received a number of questions at AskUs@marchofdimes.org asking why men need to be concerned about Zika. The quick answer is because Zika c ...

CDC says: First female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus infection reported in NYC

Important news from the CDC today:  “The New York City report of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus infection is the first documented ca ...
Twitter chat with the White House & CDC about the Zika virus

Twitter chat with the White House & CDC about the Zika virus

            On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at noon EST, we will chat about the Zika virus with Amy P ...
How mosquitoes spread the Zika virus

How mosquitoes spread the Zika virus

The most common way the Zika virus spreads is through mosquito bites. Here are important facts to know about mosquitoes and Zika: • The mosquitoes ...
Our National Ambassador meets Pres. Obama at the White House – visit highlights Zika

Our National Ambassador meets Pres. Obama at the White House – visit highlights Zika

March of Dimes National Ambassador Ismael Torres-Castrodad and his mother Isamari Castrodad, along with Chief Medical Officer Dr. Edward McCabe and Ke ...
Where in the world is Zika?

Where in the world is Zika?

You’ve probably heard a lot about the Zika virus on the news lately; it’s hard to keep track of the facts. Here is your one-stop-shop to find out wher ...