ENTO-053: Zika Precautions for Women
zika and women information sheet

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Publication Date: 2016 June New
Email: ctallen@tamu.edu

Product Code: ENTO-053

This is an electronic download.  Women of childbearing age should know about a new disease called Zika. If you are pregnant when or soon after contracting Zika, your unborn baby may develop microcephaly, a severe birth defect.  This publication explains the main steps for preventing infections: Stay away from Zika-infested areas, do not have sex with a recent visitor to those areas, and protect yourself from mosquitoes. By Sonja L. Swiger and Mike Merchant. Go to: ENTO-053S to order a free electronic download in Spanish. 2 pp, 4 figures