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Diseases and Conditions

Featured Topic: Zika Fever

Zika Fever is a mild febrile illness caused by a mosquito-borne virus. It has been identified in several countries in Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Zika fever has also been reported in travelers returning to the U.S. and Florida. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Travel Advisory to impacted countries can be found here. To protect yourself and your loved ones drain all standing water no matter how small, use mosquito repellent, wear protective clothing and make sure screens on doors and windows are in good repair.

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