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Pregnant Women Should Consider Not Traveling To Southeast Asia

A supervision workman sprays butterfly bomb haze in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, progressing this month to retard a widespread of Zika. The U.S. CDC advises profound women to recur skeleton to transport to Malaysia and 10 other countries given of a virus.

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A supervision workman sprays butterfly bomb haze in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, progressing this month to retard a widespread of Zika. The U.S. CDC advises profound women to recur skeleton to transport to Malaysia and 10 other countries given of a virus.

Joshua Paul/AP

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a special transport advisory Tuesday for profound women — and those perplexing to get pregnant.

They should “consider postponing low travel” to 11 countries, a group says. These countries embody Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, a Maldives, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, East Timor and Vietnam.

For Singapore, profound women “should not travel” there, a CDC says.

The group has a stronger warning for Singapore compared to a rest of a segment given Singapore is now experiencing a vast Zika outbreak. About 400 people have been diagnosed with pathogen given a finish of a August.

Zika was initial rescued in Southeast behind in a 1960’s. And scientists consider a pathogen has been present via a segment given then.

“Several countries have reported occasional cases or tiny outbreaks of Zika,” says a CDC’s Dr. Denise Jamieson.

But afterwards in a past month, health officials have started to detect some-more Zika cases around a region. Besides a conflict in Singapore, cases have cropped adult Thailand, a Philippines and Indonesia. Thailand is now questioning cases of microcephaly to see if they’re related to Zika infection, a World Health Organization pronounced Thursday.

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“Although we trust a turn of risk for Zika pathogen infection in Southeast Asia is expected reduce than in Latin America — where a pathogen is swelling widely — we still feel there is some risk to profound women in Southeast Asia,” Jamieson says.

The aria of Zika present in Latin America and a Caribbean is famous to means serious birth defects, including babies innate with really tiny heads and mind damage.

Although a aria in Southeast Asia is somewhat opposite than a one in Latin America, many scientists consider a Asian aria will expected be only as dangerous to building fetuses.

If profound women contingency transport to Southeast Asia, they should plead a outing with their doctors. And while there, they should take despotic precautions to forestall removing bitten by mosquitoes, a CDC says.

When they lapse from any segment with Zika, profound women should get tested for a virus, either they have symptoms or not.

Both group and women should wait 6 months after returning from Zika regions before perplexing to get pregnant, a World Health Organization says. They should also use protected sex to forestall swelling a pathogen by passionate transmission.

“Sex includes vaginal, anal, and verbal sex,” a CDC says.