Zika Rash

Zika Rash: Symptoms of Zika Virus

What is Zika Virus

Zika virus is a virus that causes mild disease in the physique. This disease is characterized by fever, muscle pain, conjunctivitis, and rashes. Other unusual symptoms include nausea, malaise, and abdominal discomfort.

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Here are some questions and answers about the virus and its current outbreak.

How do you get infected?

The Zika virus transmitted through a mosquito bite infected with a female mosquito that carries dengue fever, yellow fever and chikungunya virus. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said that mosquito present in all countries in the Americas except Canada and Chile and it is likely that the virus will reach all countries and territories in the area where the mosquito is located.

How to treat the injury of Zika Virus?

Companies and scientists are racing to develop a safe and effective vaccine against the virus, but the World Health Organization (WHO) said it could take 18 months to start large-scale clinical trials of what could become an immunosuppressive vaccine.

How dangerous is the disease?

Experts said there was no evidence that Zika Virus could cause death, but some cases with more serious complications reported in patients already suffering from other diseases.

The Zika Virus investigated with cases of microcephaly-pathy, a malformation of the baby that causes abnormally large head and brain volume to prevent its proper development.

The World Health Organization (WHO) said that the possible association between Zika Virus and the two previous birth defects could be confirmed within weeks.

What are the symptoms of the disease?

People with the Zika Virus usually suffer from a slight rise in temperature, skin rash, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain and fatigue. These symptoms can last for two to seven days, but up to 80% of the patients do not show any symptoms. These Symptoms similar to symptoms of dengue fever or chikungunya virus transmitted by the same mosquito.