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Zika Virus Advisory

Zika Virus Advisory

Understanding the Zika Virus Zika virus infection is primarily transmitted by the Aedes mosquito, similar to dengue. Only about one in five infections are symptomatic. Zika is generally a mild and self-limiting illness. Although rare, serious neurological complications and foetal abnormalities have been associated with Zika virus infection. There is no vaccine or specific anti-viral drugs. How Zika is transmitted The Zika virus is primarily transmitted to humans via the bite of an infective Aedesmosquito (Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus…

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