Zika Virus- An Emerging Mosquito Borne Illness

Zika virus is caused by a virus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. Although the mosquito that can infect people with the Zika virus is not found in Massachusetts, precautions should be taken for those people traveling to affected areas. Please see the attached document or go to http://blog.mass.gov/hhs/human-services/what-should-you-know-about-the-zika-virus/ for more information.