Zika Virus Infection Among U.S. Pregnant Travelers — August 2015–February 2016

March 4, 2016 at 11:56 am

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:211–214

Dana Meaney-Delman, MD; Susan L. Hills, MBBS; Charnetta Williams, MD; et al.

After reports of microcephaly and other adverse pregnancy outcomes in infants of mothers infected with Zika virus during pregnancy, CDC issued a travel alert on January 15, 2016, advising pregnant women to consider postponing travel to areas with active transmission of Zika virus. On January 19, CDC released interim guidelines for U.S. health care providers caring for pregnant women with travel to an affected area (1), and an update was released on February 5 (2). As of February 17, CDC had received reports of nine pregnant travelers with laboratory-confirmed Zika virus disease; 10 additional reports of Zika virus disease among pregnant women are currently under investigation. No Zika virus–related hospitalizations or deaths among pregnant women were reported….

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Entry filed under: Biología Molecular, Epidemiología, FIEBRE en el POST-VIAJE, FIEBRE y RASH, Infecciones emergentes, Infecciones en embarzadas, Infecciones virales, Medicina del viajero, Metodos diagnosticos, REPORTS, Sepsis, Zoonosis. Tags: .

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