Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that causes birth defects.
Zika is present in the Virgin Islands.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has important information you need.
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“Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is a rare condition that affects a person’s immune system by damaging the nerves, causing muscle weakness or paralysis. Recently, countries affected by Zika virus have reported an increase in cases of GBS. The Puerto Rico Department of Health is preparing for a possible increase of patients with GBS as transmission of Zika virus increases”.
~ Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.
Read more about GBS from the Sept. 9, 2016 CDC update. Click the banner above.