Author Archives: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

RCOG policy briefing on the Zika virus in pregnancy

Public Health England (PHE) has issued a briefing note to healthcare professionals about the increase in Zika virus (ZIKV) in parts of Central and South America, the Caribbean and Pacific Islands because of a potential association between infection with ZIKV in pregnant women and increased risk of congenital and neurological complications to the fetus.