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Key Facts about Zika Virus. In Infographic

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Zika Virus Disease Key Facts by World Health organisation Infographic
Key facts about Zika Virus Disease by World Health organisation Infographic

Key facts about Zika Virus

  1. Zika virus disease is caused by a virus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes.
  2. People with Zika virus disease usually have symptoms that can include mild fever, skin rashes, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain, malaise or headache. These symptoms normally last for 2-7 days.
  3. There is no specific treatment or vaccine currently available.
  4. The best form of prevention is protection against mosquito bites.
  5. The virus is known to circulate in Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific.
  6. Zika Virus was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in rhesus monkeys
  7. It was subsequently identified in humans in 1952 in Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania

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