Planning a pregnancy? Here’s what you need to know about Zika virus.

As of now, the United States is NOT considered an area with ongoing Zika Virus transmission.

Although there have been cases of Zika reported in the United States, these cases were acquired abroad. Transmission of Zika in the United States is likely to occur, however, there is no clear estimate of the amount of cases expected.

Women considering pregnancy should discuss with their providers whether or not they should travel depending on the proposed destination. See http://www.cdc.gov/zika/geo/.

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