There is no vaccine to prevent or medicine to treat Zika. Treatment consists of relieving pain, fever, and any other symptom causing the patient discomfort. The symptoms of Zika fever can be treated as follows:
Travelers can protect themselves from this disease by taking steps to prevent mosquito bites. When traveling to countries where Zika virus or other viruses spread by mosquitoes have been reported, use insect repellent, wear long sleeves and pants, and stay in places with air conditioning or that use window and door screens.