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5 Things to Know About The Zika Virus Infection

5 things to know about the zika virus infection Zika Virus lately were often discussed. Not because of the alleged entanglement of this viral infection with mikrosefali newborn.refer to the things you need to know about: Zikavirus

Zika Virus Infection

Zika virus infection

1. The Transmision Of
Unlike the flu, virus Zika is not spreading from person to person. Zika virus spread by mosquito,Aedes aigypti, a mosquito that can also spread the disease dengue fever dengue (DBD) andchikungunya.

2. The Symptoms
Symptoms are generally mild, include fever, rash, headache, joint pain, muscle pain, weakness andred eyes. Symptoms appear within three to 12 days after a person is bitten by a mosquito penular.These symptoms generally lasted 2 days up to one week. Generally Zika does not cause fatalcomplications in adults and children.

3. Treatment
There is no vaccine for this virus. Moreover, the diagnosis often feels Zika is difficult due to thesimilar to dengue fever, with even lighter. Therefore the patient is advised to rest and drinkenough, and eat nutritious food.#
The doctor was only giving the drug to overcome the symptoms arise. For example, if the fever is very distracting, so patients can take drugs lowering fever. Then if you feel itchy, will be givenmedication to cope with itchy.

4. Prevention
Remember whose vectors equal to the dengue prevention, else same as the disease i.e. withmosquito nest eradication. Well, to eradicate the mosquito's nest community encouraged to bury the used goods could be a place standing water. Then drain the water and shelters shut down the shelter. For prevention can also wear clothes with a versatile length. Thus will reduce the likelihood ofmosquitoes to bite. It could be by using mosquito repellent.

5. Draws The Attention Of Zika
Zika virus infection symptoms although lighter than DBD Zika, but attracted the attention of some people. Spoken by Dr. Ari Fahrial sham, PhD, FACP from the Faculty of medicine, University ofIndonesia (MEDICINE), concern arose because in foreign countries, especially in Brazil, Zika virus infection is associated with small headed babies (mikrosefali). So sticking alleged expectant mothers infected with the virus was able to give birth to babies with mikrosefali so that the development of the brain is interrupted.

"Therefore the week January 15, 2016, the American Government through the u.s. Centers forDisease Control and prevention (CDC) has provided the travel alert made its citizens who are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant to defer travel to countries that are currentlycontracted the virus Zika is," said Dr. Ari.

So far there are already 18 countries Latin America and the Caribbean reported Zika virus infection, namely, Brazil, Barbados, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Saint Martin,Surinam and Venezuela.