You had a great trip. The bags are unpacked. You're even pretty sure you avoided being bitten by the mosquitoes that can carry Zika virus.
Back to the old at-home routine, right?
Not so fast.
If you've visited an area with Zika, it's important to keep taking precautions to prevent mosquito bites for three weeks after coming home and prevent sexual transmission for six months--even though you've returned to a place where Zika isn't spreading and even if you don't feel sick.
The committee said that they were not recommending that pregnant women avoid whole countries, but that they avoid only “areas” where mosquitoes are transmitting the virus.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore said on Tuesday it had declared a Zika cluster area "closed", after no new infections were reported for two weeks.
Florida announced on Thursday that for the first time mosquitoes in Miami Beach had tested positive for the virus, showing the virus was still active in the area.
With all the news about the spread of Zika virus, it's natural to be concerned if you live in, or are traveling to, an area notorious for mosquitoes. We've listed four tips to help you keep mosquitoes at bay, plus alternatives to st...