Zika Virus case found in Kerala- symptoms, treatment

Zika Virus Symptoms
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One zika virus case has been found in kerela.A 24-year pregnant woman is found zika virus positive in Kerala, India.

Samples of 13 persons, suspected to be positive for Zika virus, have been sent to the National Institute of Virology in Pune.

Zika is transmitted to people through the bite of infected female mosquitoes, primarily the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the same type that spreads dengue, chikungunya, and yellow fever.

How does Zika virus spread?

This virus is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. The same type spreads dengue, chikungunya, and yellow fever.

 Symptoms of Zika virus?

Mild fever, skin rash, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain, malaise, or a headache These symptoms normally last for 2-7 days.

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