Information and Recommendation on Zika Virus
The Zika virus has rapidly emerged as a disease of significant concern, especially for pregnant women and those who intent to get pregnant as it has recently been linked to microcephaly and other congenital anomalies.
The Committee to Advise on Tropical Medicine and Travel (CATMAT) released Canadian Recommendations on the Prevention and Treatment of Zika Virus, developed in conjunction with representatives from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada and PHAC's National Microbiology Laboratory (NML). Please consult this important document:
Additional resources can also be found below.
Please note, information and data on zika virus as well as recommendations for testing may change as the situation evolves. Please consult this page and the provided links on a regular basis.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND USEFUL LINKS