Zika virus infection European Centre for Disease ...
Zika virus disease is a mosquito borne disease caused by Zika virus. Most infections are either asymptomatic or cause a mild illness. However, there is now a strong consensus in the scientific community about the link between Zika infection and congenital malformations, as well as developing Guillain–Barré (GBS) syndrome.
WHO | Zika virus outbreak global response
Quarterly update: Zika Strategic Response Plan. This first quarterly update of the Zika Strategic Response Plan (July 2016 to December 2017) includes the latest information on Zika across the globe as well as the resources needed to prepare for and respond to Zika virus and potential neurological complications.
Zika Travel Information | Travelers' Health | CDC
Click on your destination for Zika information. Search for a place by name or zoom and click on the map to see CDC's travel recommendations for Zika.
How does Zika virus spread? What we know so far CBS News
The rapidly spreading Zika virus and its alarming link to birth defects has raised anxieties and prompted many questions about how it is transmitted and who's most at risk.
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Zika virus included in the 2018 annual review of the Blueprint list of priority diseases 6 7 February 2018 – WHO convened the 2nd annual review of the Research and Development Blueprint list of priority diseases.
Zika | CIDRAP
Zika infection in early pregnancy raise the risk of microcephaly 17 times, the study says.
Zika | Disease Directory | Travelers' Health | CDC
Zika can spread several ways, including: Through the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes become infected when they bite a person infected with the virus.
Congenital Zika Virus Infection: Beyond Neonatal ...
Key Points. Question Which kind of abnormalities are present in babies from pregnant women exposed to the Zika virus? Findings In this follow up of 11 infants with congenital Zika virus infection, we identified neurological impairments, including microcephaly, a reduction in cerebral volume, ventriculomegaly, cerebellar hypoplasia ...
Prevent Infections During Pregnancy | Features | CDC
A pregnant woman infected with CMV can pass the virus to her baby during pregnancy. About one out of every 200 babies is born with congenital CMV infection. However, only about one in five babies with congenital CMV infection will be sick from the virus or have long term health problems. CMV is
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Zika Virus. Zika was first discovered in the Zika forest in Uganda in 1947. It is common in both Africa and Asia. The virus was first detected in the Western Hemisphere in May 2015 when an outbreak occurred in Brazil.