LIFESCI 3C03 Lecture 4: Zika Summary

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Zika tends to have only mild effects in infected individuals, but it can have serious consequences on fetal brain development the virus is transmitted by mosquitos that live in warm climates, and the territory they occupy is growing. Zika infections resemble dengue fever, another vector borne disease. Sexual transmission in 2008, a us scientists studying zika in senegal spreads the virus to his wife - this was the first documented case of sexual transmission of any mosquito-borne disease. Growing concern by may, brazil had confirmed the circulation of zika by july, at least 49 people had been diagnosed with guillain-barre in october, doctors reviewed cases of neurological disease - more than half had evidence of. Zika that same month, health officials reported 54 cases of infant microcephaly by january 2016, the number of reported cases of infant microcephaly in brazil grew to 3893 -

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