Officials urge awareness of Zika virus

Health officials to monitor returning travelers from affected areas

State health officials said Montanans need to be aware of the risk of Zika virus infection before traveling to Central and South America and the Caribbean.

Pregnant women especially need to take note of the recent travel recommendations issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that urge them to postpone travel to affected areas if possible. Specific travel recommendations for pregnant women can be found here http://www.cdc.gov/zika/pregnancy/index.html

Pregnant women are most at risk for complications from the Zika viru...

 
 
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