As of today’s date, the Zika virus has been confirmed in 35 regions across the world. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a full list of the regions effected. [link to list]
The CDC has put the effected regions on ‘Alert Level 2, Practice Enhanced Precautions’. Included below is the definition of the 3 alert levels.
- Also see: The Zika Virus – What You Should Know
If your family or friends are traveling to any of these regions, please share this post with them and ensure they are made aware of the risks and if possible, delay travel to the effected regions.
With Brazil hosting the olympics this year, concerns of the virus spreading at an explosive rate are of major concern to officials.