U.S. health officials issued a Zika virus travel warning on Thursday, recommending that pregnant women consider postponing nonessential travel to 11 counties in Southeast Asia.
The new travel warning was issued for Brunei, Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor) and Vietnam, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Pregnant women are urged to postpone non-urgent travel to Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Thailand, East Timor and Vietnam.
U.S. health officials are advising pregnant women to postpone travel to parts of Southeast Asia because of the risk of catching Zika. Recent outbreaks have occurred in Singapore and Thailand.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it has issued a travel advisory urging pregnant women to postpone non-essential travel to 11 Southeast Asian countries in connection with the Zika virus.
Uh oh; this isn’t good news for travelers, but then again, natives are apparently immune to Zika: The CDC has issued a travel warning urging pregnant women to consider postponing nonessential travel to Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambo...