10 Zika-Free Destinations

With over 200 cases reported in 2018, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, you should know the risk associated with Zika virus, not only in your area, but also in the places where you travel. Zika Virus, spread mostly by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito, can also be transmitted through sex. The problem with Zika is that it can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus causing serious birth defects. Currently there is no vaccine or medicine for Zika. While Zika is a risk in many countries, we have compiled a list of 10 destinations that are Zika-free! Bermuda Looking for a quick flight? Bermuda, a British island territory, is about a 2.5-hour flight from New York and is the only Caribbean Island that is Zika-free. This island is known for its pink sand beaches such as Elbow Beach and Horseshoe Bay and is recommended for its world-class shopping and golfing sites! Whether you are looking to soak up the sun, visit museums, take advantage of bike trails, or go snorkeling, Bermuda has it all. Not sure what to do? Here’s a full list of activities.   French Polynesia French Polynesia is comprised of 117 islands in the South Pacific that spreads over a marine area the size of Europe, giving snorkelers and divers plenty to see! While it may be a long flight, (about 15 hours from New York) popular islands like, Tahiti, Bora Bora and Moorea offer a once in a lifetime experience. Splurge and stay in an over-the-wate...
Source: Cord Blood News - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Tags: parents pregnancy Source Type: blogs

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Authors: Reissier S, Cattoir V Abstract INTRODUCTION: Streptogramins (pristinamycin and quinupristin-dalfopristin) can be interesting options for the treatment of infections due to Gram-positive cocci, especially multidrug-resistant isolates. AREAS COVERED: This review provides an updated overview on structural and activity characteristics, mechanisms of action and resistance, pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic and clinical use of streptogramins. EXPERT OPINION: The streptogramin antibiotics act by inhibition of the bacterial protein synthesis. They are composed of two chemically distinct compounds, namely typ...
Source: Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther Source Type: research
Publication date: 15 February 2021Source: Journal of Hazardous Materials, Volume 404, Part BAuthor(s): Jinsoo Lee, Seong-Jin Choi, Ji-Seong Jeong, Sang Yun Kim, Sang-Hyub Lee, Mi Jin Yang, Seung-Jin Lee, Young-Jun Shin, Kyuhong Lee, Eun Ju Jeong, Sang-Yoon Nam, Wook-Joon Yu
Source: Journal of Hazardous Materials - Category: Environmental Health Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 October 2020Source: Cirugía Española (English Edition)Author(s): Victoria Lucas-Guerrero, Mireia Pascua-Solé, José Luis Ramos Rodríguez, Anna Trinidad Borrás, Carlos González de Pedro, José María Jover Navalón, Pere Rebasa, Eduardo M. Targarona Soler, Xavier Serra-Aracil, on behalf of the Comisión Nacional de la Especialidad de Cirugía General y del Aparato Digestivo, de la Sección de Formación de la Asociación Española de Cirujanos
Source: Cirugia Espanola - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Source: European Journal of Sport Science - Category: Sports Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions: This review results revealed a low utilization of postnatal care service. Antenatal care service utilization has a positive effect on postnatal care service utilization. Policymakers and programmers better considered more antenatal care service use as one strategy of enhancing the utilization of postnatal care service. PMID: 33029402 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Pregnancy - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Pregnancy Source Type: research
Authors: Debelew GT Abstract Despite several efforts globally, the problem of perinatal mortality remained an unsolved agenda. As a result, it continued to be an essential part of the third sustainable development goals to end preventable child deaths by 2030. With a rate of 33 per 1000 births, Ethiopia has the highest level of perinatal mortality in the world. Thus, determining the magnitude and identifying the determinants are very crucial for evidence-based interventions. A community-based longitudinal study was conducted in Southwest Ethiopia among 3474 pregnant women to estimate the magnitude of perinatal mort...
Source: Journal of Pregnancy - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Pregnancy Source Type: research
This study was aimed at assessing the magnitude of induced abortion and associated factors among students in Hawassa University, southern region, Ethiopia, 2019. Methods: An institutional-based cross-sectional study was conducted among a total of 422 students selected on the bases of a probability simple random sampling method. A pretested structured questionnaire was used to collect data. Analysis was made with SPSS 20. Descriptive summary and inferential statistics (binary logistic regression) were used with a 95% CI and P value of less than 5% as a level of significance. Findings were presented in tables, figure, an...
Source: Journal of Pregnancy - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Pregnancy Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 10 October 2020Source: Social Science &MedicineAuthor(s): Paola Bertoli, Veronica Grembi, Catalina Llaneza Hesse, Judit Vall Castelló
Source: Social Science and Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
With over 200 cases reported in 2018, it’s important to know  the risks associated with Zika virus, not only in your area, but also in the places where you travel. Zika Virus, spread mostly by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito, can also be transmitted through sex. The problem with Zika is that it can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus causing serious birth defects. Currently there is no vaccine or medicine for Zika. While Zika is a risk in many countries, we have compiled a list of 10 destinations that are Zika-free! Bermuda Looking for a quick flight? Bermuda, a British isl...
Source: Cord Blood News - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Tags: parents pregnancy Source Type: blogs
If you are pregnant or are thinking of becoming pregnant it is very important to know the risk associated with zika virus and where it is safe to travel. Zika Virus is becoming more known and is spread mostly by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. It can be transmitted through sex and can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus. This is very serious because infection during pregnancy can cause certain birth defects. Currently there is no vaccine or medicine for Zika. While zika is a risk in many countries, we have compiled a list of 10 destinations that are Zika free! Bermuda Looking for a quick flig...
Source: Cord Blood News - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Tags: parents pregnancy pregnancy health zika Source Type: blogs
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