Zika Virus Fact Sheet

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Abstract:

This web page educates people about the Zika virus. It explains that the virus is transmitted primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito, and discusses reports of other possible ways it may be spread. The document describes Zika virus symptoms, and clarifies that though symptoms can be treated there is no vaccine or treatment for Zika infections. It provides guidance for prevention, including advice for travelers, pregnant women, and women trying to become pregnant. Links for more information are also provided. 

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Dallas County Health and Human Services
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Community review
This translation was evaluated by a representative or group from the community for accuracy and cultural relevance.
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Keywords:
Infant, Microcephaly, Mosquitoes, Pregnancy, Zika virus
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
2/1/2016
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