Advertisement

Knowledge Base Issues

  • Facts about Zika Virus: What is Zika?
    History Zika virus is a mosquito-borne Flavivirus closely related to dengue virus. It was first isolated from a rhesus macaque monkey in Zika Forest of Uganda in 1947, in mosquitoes (Aedes...
  • How is Zika infection prevented? How is the disease diagnosed?
    Based on the current available information, World Health Organization (WHO) does not recommend any travel to Zika virus affected countries. Individuals traveling in or returning from Zika virus...
  • Advertisement

  • Infographic: What are the symptoms of Zika virus disease? Is there a treatment?
    Zika virus symptoms Mild fever (less than 38.5°C) Conjunctivitis (red eye) Headache Joint or muscle pain Skin rash (exanthema) Onset is usually 2-7 days after the mosquito bite. Only 1...
  • Infographic: Zika and Pregnancy
    Is Zika a risk if I am pregnant? Everyone runs the same risk of getting infected by Zika. But, there is a risk that Zika may cause microcephaly in your baby. Protect yourself from mosquito...


Sponsored Links