what is zika virus

ZIKA VIRUS

is a disease caused by mosquito bite during day time

ZIKA VIRUS

First identified at Uganda in 1947 from monkeys

ZIKA VIRUS

It was recognized in humans in 1952 in Uganda

ZIKA VIRUS

The first outbreak recorded at the Island of Yap in 2007

ZIKA VIRUS

Nearly 86 countries were affected by ZIKA VIRUS

ZIKA VIRUS

Lets see how to prevent from Zika Virus

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proper clothing which covers the full body

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apply mosquito repellent to avoid mosquito bite

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Regular cleaning of wastes and trash at home to prevent breeding

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sleep using mosquito net to  avoid mosquito bite

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avoid travelling to the affected areas

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INCUBATION PERIOD IS 3 - 14 DAYS FROM THE INFECTION

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Zika virus can be spread from mother to fetus also by sexual contact

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Till now, there is no specific treatment available for the ZIKA virus

VACCINE