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Zika virus


a Flavivirus related to dengue fever, West Nile, yellow fever, and Japanese encephalitis viruses (Flaviviridae). The Zika virus is transmitted to humans by Aedes mosquito bites and leads to an illness that lasts a few days to a week. Typical signs and symptoms of Zika virus infection include fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (redness of t [..]
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a virus spread by mosquitoes that is generally not serious but may sometimes cause birth defectsCalled Zika, public health officials in the US believe it could be an emerging health threat.
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A virus spread by female mosquitos of the genus Aedes which causes Zika fever. Zika fever causes either no or mild symptoms in most people. However, it is linked to significant birth defects in the ch [..]
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mul|Virus; ssRNA viruses; [[(+)ssRNA]] viruses, no DNA stage; ''Flaviviridae'' - family; ''Flavivirus'' - genus;ininitialism
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