Summer travelers beware of the Zika virus

It’s officially summer and now is the time to choose which vacation spots would make for the most fun and interesting trips.

Popular travel destinations such as Africa, Asia, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the Caribbean, Latin America, Mexico and the Gulf states in the United States can be some of the riskiest areas to visit when it comes to potential to contract the Zika virus.

Found in many tropical regions worldwide that  have warm climates and are at lower levels of elevation, the Aedes aegypti mosquito carries the Zika virus.

Read the full article on Laurie’s column at LifeCycles in the Communities Digital News »

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