Rapid spread of Zika Virus

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The recent wave of birth defects and brain disorders linked to Zika Virus is an international “public health emergency,” according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The Zika virus is spread by mosquitoes. It has struck hard in Brazil and spread into Central America and Mexico.

Zika virus that can be transmitted to humans via mosquitoes. people get sick. Symptoms include a slight fever, rash and pinkeye and usually fade quickly. “Dengue hit with a vengeance in the ’90s. Then we had West Nile in 1999, chikungunya in 2013, and lo and behold, now we have Zika in 2015 and 2016,”

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