Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 Oct 23. Epub 2017 Oct 23.
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas.
We surveyed pregnant women from the United States to assess the prevention practices they used when traveling to countries with ongoing Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreaks. Of the 749 who agreed to participate, 710 completed the survey's travel questions and 59 of those had traveled to a ZIKV outbreak area in the past 12 months. Only 43% of the women who had traveled to ZIKV outbreak areas reported frequently using mosquito repellant with 32% stating they did not use it at all. Read More