Zika Virus

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How Do You Get The Zka Virus?

  1. "During the first week of infection, Zika virus can be found in the blood and passed from an infected person to a mosquito through mosquito bites."(cdc.gov)
  2. "An infected mosquito can then spread the virus to other people."(cdc.gov)

What Are The Symptoms Of The Zika Virus?

"The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, or conjunctivitis (red eyes). Other common symptoms include muscle pain and headache."(cdc.gov"

Where Did The Zika Virus Originate?

Zika virus was first discovered in 1947 and is named after the Zika Forest in Uganda.
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How many countires has it reached?

The Zika virous has reached more than 50 countries. (vox.com)

Why has the ZIka virous spread so quickly in the last year?

The centers for disease control and prevention say that its all travel related (Washingtonpost.com)

What is being done to prevent the virous from spreading?

National institutes of health about the dangers of the infection and how to prevent it in absence of a vaccine. (pbs.org)