Zika

CDC MMWR: Prevalence of Microcephaly and Other Birth Defects Associated with Congenital Zika Virus Infection

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-03-02

A new article, Prevalence of Microcephaly and Other Birth Defects Associated with Congenital Zika Virus Infection — Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia, 2013–2014, has been published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.  This report utilized data from three birth defects surveillance systems in the United States, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia, from 2013 to 2014.

Get the Latest Information on Zika Virus with #ZAPzika Chat

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-01-25

On January 26th a collaboration between March of Dimes, CDC, and MotherToBaby are providing a #ZAPzika Twitter chat to address some of the frequently asked questions about Zika virus during pregnancy.

CDC Releases Preliminary Estimates of Birth Defects Following Zika Virus Infection in Pregnancy

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-01-03

In a report released by the Journal of the American Medical Association, CDC scientists estimate that 6 percent of completed pregnancies following Zika virus infection were affected by one or more birth defects potentially related to Zika virus infection during pregnancy. The report combined data from the continential United States and Hawaii. See more about the report here

Reminder: December 23rd Application Deadline for Zika Pregnancy and Birth Defects Local Health Department Field Support

Published Date: 
Tue, 2016-12-20

The local health department field support assistance application, Zika Pregnancy and Birth Defects Local Health Department Field Support, from the CDC is due Friday, December 23rd. This application is for local health departments in communities with pregnant women with laboratory evidence of possible Zika virus infection.

CDC MMWR Update: Zika Virus Interim Guidance

Published Date: 
Tue, 2016-10-04

The CDC has updated and combined its interim guidance for persons with possible Zika virus exposure who are planning to conceive and its interim guidance on preventing Zika virus transmission through sexual contact as of Septmeber 2016.

Highlighted guidance includes:

Join the Fight Against Zika by Spreading the News

Published Date: 
Thu, 2016-09-01

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has a simple way you can help to fight the Zika virus. By utilizing your social media platforms you can help spread the word about the Zika virus to your friends and family.

They recommend spreading these key messages about Zika virus:

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CDC Zika Clinical Guidance for Pregnant Women Webinar

Published Date: 
Thu, 2016-08-04

CDC will be hosting the webinar: "Updated Interim Zika Clinical Guidance for Pregnant Women and Data on Contraceptive Use to Decrease Zika-affected Pregnancies" on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from 2- 3 PM ET.

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