MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (CBSNewYork/AP) — If you’re planning on traveling to St. Kitts and Nevis, the Centers for Disease Control is urging you to practice enhanced precautions against the Zika virus.Protesters Attempt To Storm Entrance Of Barclays Center Over Nets' Refusal To Allow Kyrie Irving To Play Due To NYC Vaccine Mandate
Zika can be transmitted through mosquito bites. There is no vaccine for it.READ MORE: NYPD: Knife Fight Spills Into Midtown Pizzeria, 2 Taken Into Custody
The CDC says the best way to avoid contracting the Zika virus is to prevent mosquito bites.
People infected with Zika may not have any symptoms. Those with symptoms have reported fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes. The symptoms can last from several days to a week.
The CDC says it has received reports of Zika being spread through sexual contact with returning travelers infected with the virus. For more information for women who are pregnant or are trying to become pregnant, click here.MORE NEWS: With Less Than A Week Before NYC's Deadline, Municipal Workers Hold Anti-Vaccine Mandate Rally On Staten Island
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