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Zika, the mosquito-borne disease currently spreading throughout a number countries and territories around the world, has been spotted in a small section of the continental United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that healthcare systems, including urgent care, hospitals and physician offices, prepare for patients seeking a diagnosis or symptom management.
In order to prepare medical staff for potential Zika patients coming to their facilities, the CDC has offered nine guidelines for clinicians and health system leaders. Click through the slides to view those guidelines.