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Vacation time: Zika update

As we head into the end of the year, many people are beginning to plan their winter vacations. It’s important to remember that the Zika virus, which was much in the news a few years ago, is still out there, … Continue reading

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Traveling this winter? Pack the DEET

If you are traveling to an area where the Zika virus has been reported, be sure to pack your bug spray. Insect repellents containing DEET won’t harm a pregnant woman or her fetus when used as instructed to prevent infection … Continue reading

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Pregnant and travelling? Read this first

The Zika virus has everyone worried, especially women who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant and their partners. The virus has been linked to birth defects, and there are still many unknowns about it, including whether there is a … Continue reading

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