It's hard to go wrong on this Indian Ocean archipelago, due north of Madagascar. Traipse over the dramatic rock formations along Anse Source d’Argent on La Digue Island, explore the dense tropical forests of Praslin islands, snorkel with sea turtles, or zen out at private island resorts like the new Six Senses Zil Pasyon. If you were thinking about heading to the Maldives (where Zika is endemic), the Seychelles are a comparable but Zika-free option.

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The Seychelles, East Africa

Zika Virus : How Dreaded It Is? It was 1947 when Zika virus was first isolated from captive monkey near Zika forest [that is where its name come from] in Uganda. That shows that Zika virus has been around for nearly 70 years now but then why it has suddenly become such a big problem that the World Health Organization (WHO) has described it as being potentially "explosive pandemic” and has declared a public health emergency for Zika virus?

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Zika Forest

Zika Forest is located along Entebbe Road (approximately 25 kilometers from Kampala) and stands among the major attractions in the area. Zika Forest is not

Very little is known about the virus even though more than 50 years have passed since it was discovered in the Zika Forest in Uganda.

UW–Madison researchers begin work on Zika virus

Female Aedes aegypti mosquito in the process of acquiring a blood meal from a human host.

Zika virus: Inside Uganda's forest where the disease originates

The World Health Organization announced that they will hold an emergency meeting next week to decide whether a global health emergency should be declared over the quickly spreading Zika virus.

ZIKA FOREST, Uganda — The turnoff into the Zika Forest is easy to miss, just a…

Inside Uganda’s Zika Forest, birthplace of Zika virus

The Zika virus was first discovered in 1941 in Zika Forest, Uganda. Since then, there have been reported outbreaks of Zika virus in various parts of tropical Africa, Pacific Islands, and South East Asia.

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Where did the mosquitoes get Zika from? In the Zika forest in Uganda. ( first discovered in 1947)

What We Know About Zika

Where did the mosquitoes get Zika from? In the Zika forest in Uganda. ( first discovered in

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Background: Zika virus is a flavivirus related to yellow fever, West Nile virus, dengue fever and Japanese encephalitis. It was first discovered in a rhesus monkey in the Zika forest of Uganda in 1947. Until recently, outbreaks have been concentrated in Africa, Asia and the Pacific. Zika virus is a mosquito-borne virus transmitted primarily by …

Jay Keystone, Director of Medisys Travel Clinic in Toronto, provides information about the Zika virus