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Is Zika Hibernating?

November 2, 2016

Zika’s been pushed out of the headlines by candy, fall safety tips, and bigger news unrelated to your health. But the problem of Zika is far from over. Here’s what you should know: If you like to fly South during the winter, think again. Where it’s warm, mosquitoes are still active, and in many popular […]

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Zika is officially in US mosquitoes, and a travel advisory has been issued for Florida. What do we know, and what does it mean for travelers and people in the US? Mosquitoes infected with Zika are currently limited to a small section of Miami, at least officially. With all the back and forth travel that […]

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“Don’t Get Bit”

July 6, 2016

That’s the biggest piece of advice going around right now, as the threat of Zika looms. “But I haven’t heard of anyone with Zika”. Right now there are 935 reported Zika cases in the US. For every patient who ends up with symptoms, there are 3 or4 who get no symptoms or very mild symptoms; […]

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Experts agree, Zika is coming. Raising awareness, disseminating information about the mosquito, and aggressively fighting it are health priority one. But, a lot of people aren’t taking Zika seriously. It’s a mild disease for most people, and only 1 in 3 develop symptoms. The trouble is, when symptoms develop, things can quickly go from 0 […]

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If you’re not preparing for Zika with some extra immune support, it’s time to get on that. Puerto Rico is getting hit with Zika, and it’s likely to be bad—they aren’t equipped for the hundred of microcephaly births that are expected, nor severe side-effects like Guillain-Barre. The sweep of Zika through Puerto Rico is almost […]

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