Healthcare providers have an opportunity to identify individuals who should be tested for the Zika Virus due to travel in areas with Zika. This video shows how the travel history of the patient and the patient’s sexual partners play a role in deciding to test for Zika.
The frequency of international travel raises the risk of spreading Zika and other diseases. Pre-travel consultation with a clinician can support safe and healthy international travel. This training explores useful online resources for travelers and clinicians to remain aware of and current risk levels around the world. It also shares information on how to avoid transmission of the disease both abroad and at home.