Local mosquito-borne Zika Virus transmission has been reported in Florida. Further information on Zika in Florida can be found here: http://www.cdc.gov/zika/geo/
A current list of countries with active infections, is shown in the following link. http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/zika-information
Advice to travellers:
– Pregnant women should not travel to such areas.
– If you or your partner travel to a Zika infected area, take steps to prevent mosquito bites.
– If you are not pregnant and one or both partners have travelled to a Zika-infected area, you should use condoms for at least 12 weeks. If your husband has actually had Zika symptoms, then the period should be extended to 6 months.
Please see your Family Medicine Doctor for any further advice and support.