Zika Is On The Rise: A Few Resources To Help In The Prevention Of This Symptomless Disease

Aug 5 • 2 min read

All the reported cases of Zika in the United States
By Stephanie Stamm and Darla Cameron | The Washington Post

There are 7,360 confirmed Zika cases in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This includes 1,817 cases in the continental U.S. and 5,526 cases in the U.S. territories of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and American Samoa. The first local spread of Zika virus through infected mosquitoes in the continential U.S. occurred in Miami, Florida in late July.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/national/us-zika-cases/


Diagnostic Tests for Zika Virus

Some Useful Information on testing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/zika/hc-providers/types-of-tests.html


Zika Virus Frequently Asked Questions

Get the answers about Zika from the New York State Board of Health
http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/zika_virus/faq.htm

 


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