Updated Zika Virus Guideline by USCG
17 August 2016 No.836
We have obtained information on the captioned topic by USCG (United States Coast Guard). Please find the attached PDF file. Together with this guideline, we would like to introduce the latest Zika virus active map provided by CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) for your reference.
USCG – Updated Zika Virus Guideline
- As of August, 15 likely locally transmitted cases of Zika virus infection have been found in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
(quote from USCG’s Zika Virus page - http://www.uscg.mil/hr/cg11/zika.asp)
CDC – Map of All Countries & Territories with Active Zika Virus Transmission
(quote from CDC’s Zika Virus page - http://www.cdc.gov/zika/geo/)
We recommend to contact the local agent for detailed information in case the vessel calls the Zika affected areas.
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