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    Zika virus is spreading in Brazil. Because Zika infection during pregnancy causes serious birth defects, pregnant women should not go to Brazil. For more information, visit www.cdc.gov/zika.


    Personal Safety

    • Try not to travel at night, and travel with a companion.

    • Don’t wear expensive clothes or jewelry.

    • Don’t drink too much alcohol, and don’t use drugs.

    Prevent Mosquito and Other Bug Bites

    • Use insect repellent on exposed skin.

    • Wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts.

    • Stay in air conditioned or screened-in rooms.

    • Use bed nets while sleeping if your room doesn’t have screens or air conditioning.

    Get Recommended Vaccines

    • All routine vaccines (including a flu shot)

    • Hepatitis A

    • Hepatitis B (for high-risk travelers)

    • Typhoid

    Food Safety

    • Eat food that is cooked and served hot.

    • Eat raw fruits and vegetables only if they can be peeled or washed in clean water.

    • Don’t drink tap water, drinks with ice, or drinks diluted with tap water.

    • Download our app “Can I Eat This?”

    Road Safety

    • Avoid overcrowded, overweight, or topheavy buses or vans.

    • Ride only in marked taxis that have seatbelts.

    • Know local traffic laws before you get behind the wheel.

    For more information visit www.cdc.gov/travel or call 800-CDC-INFO



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