sábado, 10 de diciembre de 2016

About Zika Virus Disease | Zika virus | CDC

About Zika Virus Disease | Zika virus | CDC
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There's a lot of information out there about Zika. Make sure you have the right information.
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What we know

  • Zika is spread mostly by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito (Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus). These mosquitoes bite during the day and night.
  • Zika can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus. Infection during pregnancy can cause certain birth defects.
  • There is no vaccine or medicine for Zika.
  • Local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission has been reported in the continental United States. Learn more.

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