Uh, oh! According to the C.D.C., the rates of sexually transmitted infections are increasing! See: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/20/us/reported-cases-of-sexually-transmitted-diseases-are-on-rise.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fhealth&action=click&contentCollection=health®ion=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=2&pgtype=sectionfront&_r=0 Elizabeth Etkin-Kramer, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
CDC issues new ZIka recommendations: All pregnant women who live in or have traveled to Miami-Dade County since August1st should be tested for Zika virus. See http://www.miamiherald.com/news/health-care/article109282497.html
Zika Virus Alert: CDC advises pregnant women and women planning on getting pregnant to avoid travel to countries in South America, Central America and the Caribbean. There has been marked increase in the number of birth defects in these countries where Zika virus outbreaks have been seen. http://www.cdc.gov/zika/ http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/01/16/health/what-is-zika-virus.html http://www.nbcmiami.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Zika-Virus-Advice-from-South-Florida-Doctor_Miami-365695651.html