Pregnant women are being urged to rethink their travel plans to the Pacific islands amid a flood of cases of a tropical disease causing birth defects, paralysis, and even death. Dozens of cases of ‪#‎zika‬, a virus spread by infected mosquitos, have already been identified in New Zealand and other Pacific countries such as Samoa. No vaccine or medications were available to treat or prevent zika, and people visiting affected countries were advised avoid being bitten by mosquitos. ‪#‎NesianVillage‬