Zika virus update

03 May 2019 – Zika advice for Thailand updated for pregnant women

Pregnant women are advised to avoid travel to Thailand

Public Health England and NaTHNaC regularly review the transmission of Zika virus (ZIKV) in many countries around the world, and update guidance for travellers if appropriate. Following recent reports of Zika cases in travellers to Thailand [1] and review of available evidence, the advice for pregnant women travelling to Thailand has been upgraded. Pregnant women are advised to avoid travelling to Thailand until after the pregnancy.