Tag: Zika virus

What does Zika Rash look like?

The Zika virus was first identified in rhesus monkeys in Uganda in 1947; it was later identified in humans in Uganda and Tanzania in 1952, and years later it got the world’s attention in 2007 in the Pacific Islands outbreak. The virus is mosquito-borne, and the latest emergence in Brazil in May 2015, has become […]

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Zika Fever

Zika fever is a condition that presents milder forms of symptoms similar to those of dengue fever in infected persons. It is caused by the Zika virus, which is transmitted through mosquito bites. In children and adults, there are no known adverse effects of the Zika virus , except that symptoms such as rashes, itching, […]

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Zika Virus – What You Should Know

It was no surprise when the World Health Organization termed Zika Virus and its effects in terms of birth defects, a ‘global emergency’ on February 1, 2016. The disease has been steadily on the rise since May 2015, when the first case was detected in Brazil . Symptoms of Zika Virus It stars with low-grade […]

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