Is there alot of buzz about the Zika Virus?

Hi again!

For those of you already in Colombia, are people making a big deal about the Zika Virus? I am a female who is thinking about starting a family in the next couple of years and am planning on, coincidentally, moving to Colombia by then. In the US, it is in the medial all of the time and there are recommendations to delay pregnancy and not travel to areas where the virus is prevalent... Are there any ladies in Colombia who are in the same situation as I am and what are the local Dr.s saying?

Thank you!

There have been over 70,000 cases of Zika in Colombia. I was just there and they talk about Zika. But they're not running scared like Brazil.

Out of those 70,000 cases of Zika, Colombia has not had one confirmed case of microencephaly of a newborn. 80% of Zika victims never even know they have it.

The problems in Brazil with Microencephaly are due to something else. And the US Center for Disease Control is aiding in this cover up.

If I sound conspiratorial, then look it up for yourself. It's a problem in Brazil. Not Colombia. You'll be fine.

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