CDC Highlights Significant Contributions in the Fight against Zika in 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) to highlight CDC’s contributions towards the fight against Zika virus in 2016. The report provides a detailed timeline of response events enacted worldwide, as well as details the 10 critical contributions towards addressing the Zika virus.

Some of the contributions include:

  • Issuing travel guidance to pregnant women
  • Identifying transmission of Zika Virus infection
  • Implementing vector control strategies and identifying best practices

Local health officials are encouraged to view the full report, as well as continue to review CDC guidance for pregnant women.

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