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Travel Alerts

The ongoing risk presented by Zika Virus continues to develop. This virus, which is spread through mosquito bites, has recently been confirmed in travel-related cases originating in areas of the Caribbean, Central America and South America.

Vision Travel recommends any travellers who intend to visit these countries educate themselves about the risks of the Zika Virus.  For travellers who are pregnant, or planning a pregnancy, we recommend you speak with your doctor prior to travelling.

The following resources provide up-to-date information about Zika Virus:

 

While no travel bans have been set, travellers are highly recommended to take active measures against mosquito bites.

Click here to learn more about the causes, risks and symptoms associated with Zika Virus as well as the preventative measures you can take.

To view the most up-to-date Public Health Notices for Canadian travellers, including what the Public Health Agency of Canada is doing, click here.

The most up-to-date information about Zika Virus from the World Health Organization (WHO) is available here.