Colombia: First Cases of Zika Virus

Colombia: First Cases of Zika Virus

tlas Immunization Services would like to advise all travellers of the following advisory issued by the government. Please consider this information if you are preparing to travel to the area affected. If you have any questions about this advisory please contact Atlas Immunization Services and we will be able to assist you.

According to Colombia’s Ministry of Health, 9 locally-acquired confirmed cases of Zika virus infection have been reported in the metropolitan area of Cartagena, Bolívar Department, since October 16, 2015. Zika virus had not previously been reported in this country. Zika virus, transmitted by mosquitoes, is a flavivirus from the same family as dengue and West Nile viruses. Travelers are advised to practice daytime insect precautions.

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