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Aug 28, 2020 • 3:05 pm CDT

The WHO published interim guidelines on the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus in September 2016, based on a limited amount of evidence under an emergency process during a public health emergency of international concern. Since then, the body of scientific evidence has grown considerably.

You can download this new document, which was published on June 15, 2020, at this WHO link.

Aug 27, 2020 • 8:15 am CDT

The State of California Health Agency reported a very positive, downward trend in travel-related Zika virus cases on August 1, 2020. Through the first 6-months of 2020, California has only reported (2) Zika cases. This data compares with 2019 when (41) Zika cases were confirmed in California. And in 2018, when (68) cases were confirmed.