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Should Fit Men Worry About the Zika Virus?

Expert advice and everything you need to know from the Cleveland Clinic and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

News coverage has been saturated with reports and updates on the Zika virus as of late. But what does that mean for the average guy living in the U.S.? 

“Anyone living in or traveling to an area where Zika virus is found—who has not already been infected with Zika virus—is at risk for infection," says Lucileia Johnson, an infectious disease doctor from the Cleveland Clinic. Her suggestion: "All travelers check with their primary care provider for travel recommendations and visit the CDC Travelers' Health site for the most updated information. There isn’t a vaccine to prevent Zika; the best way to prevent diseases spread by mosquitoes is to avoid being bitten.”

We've compiled the most up-to-date information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the following pages so you don't have to. Here's everything you need to know:

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