Zika fever in Mexico

The first laboratory confirmed case of Zika virus infection has been reported in a traveller from the state of Querétaro who returned to Mexico from Colombia.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Zika Fever.

Advice For Travellers

Since infection with this virus causes a rather mild illness similar to flu, there may be many cases in the community that do not seek medical attention and are not reported to health authorities. Travellers can avoid the inconvenience of this untreatable illness by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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