WHAT IS ZIKA VIRUS?
The Zika virus, first discovered in 1947 was named after the Zika Forest in Uganda. The virus infection is spread through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. It causes viral fever similar to dengue, where one could develop skin rashes, body aches and headaches.
So far, there isn’t vaccines or anti-viral medicines to treat Zika virus infection yet.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF ZIKA?