Estimating Contraceptive Needs and Increasing Access to Contraception in Response to the Zika Virus Disease Outbreak — Puerto Rico, 2016

March 26, 2016 at 10:35 pm

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep March 25, 2016 V.65 (Early Release)

Naomi K. Tepper, MD; Howard I. Goldberg, PhD; Manuel I. Vargas Bernal, MD; et al.

As of March 16, 2016, the highest number of Zika virus disease cases in the United States and U.S. territories were reported from Puerto Rico. Increasing evidence links Zika virus infection during pregnancy to adverse pregnancy and birth outcomes. High rates of unintended and adolescent pregnancies in Puerto Rico suggest access to contraception might need to be improved in the context of this outbreak.

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Entry filed under: Biología Molecular, Epidemiología, FIEBRE y RASH, Infecciones de transmision sexual, Infecciones emergentes, Infecciones en embarzadas, Infecciones virales, Medicina del viajero, Metodos diagnosticos, Sepsis, Update, Zoonosis. Tags: .

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