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Zika virus infection and pregnancy

Last updated: 27 February 2019

This guideline provides information for healthcare professionals on Zika virus infection in pregnancy, developed by the RCOG, Royal College of Midwives, Public Health England and Health Protection Scotland.

The guideline is updated on a regular basis as new data becomes available.

The guideline covers:

  • Epidemiology
  • Transmission
  • Symptoms
  • Congenital Zika virus syndrome
  • Prevention
  • Travel advice for pregnant women and couples planning pregnancy
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Recommendations for pregnant women and those planning pregnancy
  • Perinatal outcomes
  • Information for women

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This page was last reviewed 17 June 2016.