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Travel advice following reports of spread of Zika virus

02 Feb 2016

Information for those travelling to South and Central America

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There has been recent news coverage of the spread of the Zika virus, particularly in South and Central America. 

If you are travelling internationally, you should always refer to individual country information on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website to assist in developing your risk assessment. For this, visit:

Currently, for countries where Zika is present, further information is provided. Visit:

For general advice for pregnant women, visit:

Further help

If you have health concerns about travel, please raise them with the University’s Occupational Health Service, who can offer specific advice. Visit: