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 Symptoms-of-Zika-Virus
Signs-and-symptoms-of-Zika-virus-are-vague-and-can-last-for-up-to-a-week-Diagnosis-of-the-virus-is-typically-confirmed-with-a-blood-test-1

Symptoms-of-Zika-virus-include:1-2
 Fever
 Rash
 Joint-pain
 Conjunctivitis--red-eyes-
 Muscle-pain
 Headache
 Pain-behind-the-eyes
 Vomiting


 Treatment-of-zika-virus
There’s-no-treatment-but-Adalja-says-most-people-with-symptoms-do-well-with-over-the-counter-medications-for-aches-and-pains-The-disease-usually-runs-its-course-within-a-week-or-so-
No-vaccine-is-available-but-the-National-Institutes-of-Health-announced-on-Aug-3-that-it-had-begun-testing-a-Zika-vaccine-in-humans-At-least-80-people-are-expected-to-participate-

 Zika-Virus-Definition--Zika-virus-is-a-member-of-the-Flaviviridae-family-and-is-transmitted-to-humans-by-mosquitoes-It-is-related-to-other-pathogenic-vector-borne-flaviviruses-including-dengue-West-Nile-and-Japanese-encephalitis-viruses-but-produces-a-comparatively-mild-disease-in-humans-









 Center--While-the-majority-of-Zika-virus-cases-occur-in-tropical-regions-such-as-Brazil-Colombia-Paraguay-Suriname-Venezuela-and-French-Guiana-the-possibility-exists-of-mosquito-infection-in-tropical-like-climates-in-some-cities-such-as-Houston-and-New-Orleans-in-the-US-1-2-4
Areas-within-the-US-which-are-of-concern-for-potential-Zika-infected-mosquitos-are-those-with-wet-lowlands-warmer-temperatures-and-higher-levels-of-poverty-2
Other-countries-with-past-or-recent-Zika-virus-infection-include-parts-of-Africa-Asia-the-Americas-Oceania-and-the-Pacific-Islands-4-Infection-in-the-US-is-currently-linked-to-exposure-of-travelers-who-return-from-other-countries-1-2


 How-did-spread-out?
• Through-mosquito-bites
• From-mother-to-child
• Through-sex
• Through-blood-transfusion
• Through-laboratory-exposure












 What-is-Ebola?
Ebola-is-a-deadly-disease-caused-by-a-virus-There-are-five-strains-and-four-of-them-can-make-people-sick-After-entering-the-body-it-kills-cells-making-some-of-them-explode-It-wrecks-the-immune-system-causes-heavy-bleeding-inside-the-body-and-damages-almost-every-organ-

 What-Are-the-Symptoms-of-Ebola?
Early-on-Ebola-can-feel-like-the-flu-or-other-illnesses-Symptoms-show-up-2-to-21-days-after-infection-and-usually-include:
• High-fever
• Headache
• Joint-and-muscle-aches
• Sore-throat
• Weakness
• Stomach-pain
• Lack-of-appetite

 How-Is-Ebola-Treated?
There’s-no-cure-for-Ebola-though-researchers-are-working-on-it-Treatment-includes-an-experimental-serum-that-destroys-infected-cells-
Doctors-manage-the-symptoms-of-Ebola-with:
• Fluids-and-electrolytes
• Oxygen
• Blood-pressure-medication
• Blood-transfusions
• Treatment-for-other-infections

-Ebola-virus-epidemic-in-West-Africa-which-had-caused-a-large-number-of-deaths-inGuinea-Sierra-Leone-and-Liberia-10-11-

How-does-Ebola-spread-out-?
The-virus-spreads-by-direct-contact-with-body-fluids-such-as-blood-of-an-infected-human-or-other-animals-1-This-may-also-occur-through-contact-with-an-item-recently-contaminated-with-bodily-fluids-1-Spread-of-the-disease-through-the-air-between-primates-including-humans-has-not-been-documented-in-either-laboratory-or-natural-condition-