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What we know

  • No vaccine exists to prevent Zika.
  • Prevent Zika by avoiding mosquito bites.
  • Mosquitoes that spread Zika virus bite mostly during the daytime.
  • Mosquitoes that spread Zika virus also spread dengue and chikungunya viruses.
  • A man with Zika virus can pass it to his sex partners during vaginal, anal or oral (mouth-to-penis) sex without a condom.

What you can do to protect yourself and others