Q: If I am traveling to an area with Zika, should I be concerned about Zika?
A: Travelers who go to places with Zika can be infected with Zika, and CDC has issued travel notices for people traveling to those areas. Many people will have mild or no symptoms. However, Zika can cause microcephaly and other severe birth defects. For this reason, pregnant women should not travel to any area with Zika, and women trying to get pregnant should talk to their doctors before traveling or before their male partners travel. It is especially important that women who wish to delay or avoid pregnancy consistently use the most effective method of birth control that they are able to use. Those traveling to areas with Zika should take steps during and after they travel to prevent mosquito bites and sexual transmission of Zika.

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1. Q: What is Zika?
2. Q: How do people get infected with Zika?
3. Q: What health problems can result from getting Zika?
4. Q: Should pregnant women travel to areas where Zika has been confirmed?
5. Q: If I am traveling to an area with Zika, should I be concerned about Zika?
6. Q: What can people do to prevent Zika?
7. Q: What are the symptoms of Zika virus disease?
8. Q: How is Zika diagnosed?
9. Q: Can someone who returned from an area with Zika get tested for the virus?
10. Q: What should pregnant women who have recently traveled to an area with Zika do?