Revision to CDC’s Zika Travel Notices: Minimal Likelihood for Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Transmission at Elevations Above 2,000 Meters

March 12, 2016 at 9:14 am

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65(Early Release)

Martin Cetron, MD.

CDC has issued revisions to an earlier Level 2 alert travel notice for countries and U.S. territories that have reported recent Zika virus transmission. With this revision, CDC recommends women who are pregnant should postpone travel to areas that are at elevations <2,000 m above sea level in countries and U.S. territories with ongoing Zika virus transmission.

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