The Zika virus has gotten much attention in the last year since its adverse health effects in newborns and adults has been discovered. “It has been shown that it can cause severe brain damage in newborns and can trigger nervous system disorders in adults.”

The Zika virus is carried by the Aedes mosquitoes and can be transmitted through a mosquitoe bite or sexually transmitted.

Check out this EWG guide to Bug Repellent if you are travelling south.

What Bug Repellent Do I Use With Zika?
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