Zika Virus Wisconsin: Definition, Signs and Symptoms, and Treatment And Prevention

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Lately, news about Zika virus Wisconsin raged by the media or online in Indonesia. This is not because the Zika virus spread so masiv is happening in Latin America, especially in Brazil and Colombia. So masiv this Zika virus attacks, the World Health Organization (WHO) had to create a special task force to it.

Zika virus Wisconsin, chikungunya and dengue haemorrhagic fever is transmitted by mosquitoes same intermediary, namely the mosquito Aedes aegypti. For cases of Zika virus infection, how the symptoms and signs when it infects a pregnant woman?

Zika virus Wisconsin and dangers in Pregnant Women

Zika virus infection in pregnant women is now of particular concern. This is due to the discovery of increasing cases of congenital abnormalities such as microcephaly in infants born to mothers infected with the virus during pregnancy zika.

Microcephaly is a congenital abnormality in which a baby is born with a smaller head size. It is caused by abnormal brain development in the womb. Before zika virus, the cause of microcephaly in general is down syndrome, exposure to drugs, alcohol, and infections rubella (German measles) during pregnancy.

Zika Virus Wisconsin What Is It?

Quoted from Wikipedia, that Zika virus Wisconsin is a virus of the family Flaviviridae and genus flavivirus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. The virus can cause mild illness to humans is known as a fever or illness Zika Zika. Zika disease itself began known to occur in equatorial Africa and Asia since the 1950s. The pain is a mild form of the disease dengue fever, where he was treated by rest and can not be prevented through medication or vaccine. Zika diseases linked to yellow fever and West Nile virus is carried by arthropods other congenital flavivirus.

Zika virus Wisconsin was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in rhesus monkeys … Read More . . .