Symptoms of the Deadly Zika Virus – More recently the health world has been disturbed by the spread of the virus Zika blindly. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the virus spreads Zika explosively. The virus is detectable spread to 23 countries in America and began to fear spread in Indonesia.

“This virus usually affects infants and many cases of brain damage in children”

According to his understanding, Zika virus is a virus that is transmitted through the media process Aedes aegypti. Still a family with other viruses such as the viruses that cause dengue fever, yellow fever, and chikungunya disease. According to agency data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last updated on January 27, 2016, and symptoms Zika virus, dengue fever and chikungunya disease, nearly the same.

Symptoms of the Deadly Zika Virus
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One in five people infected with the virus Zika will experience the most common symptoms, fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis or pink eye. Other common symptoms include muscle pain and headache. The incubation period, or time from exposure to symptoms of the new virus known Zika within several days to a week.

Symptoms of the Deadly Zika Virus

Infections caused by the mosquito Aedes aegypti is usually mild, with symptoms lasting for several days to a week. Cases of the death posed by this virus are rare.

If a person experiences these symptoms and visiting new places Zika virus, CDC recommends seeing a doctor and a blood test.

Symptoms of the Deadly Zika Virus
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Until now, no vaccine or drug to prevent or treat infections Zika. Patients can rest a lot, drink water to prevent dehydration, and in the early symptoms can consume acetaminophen.

Avoid aspirin and anti-inflammatory non-steroidal, such as ibuprofen and naproxen, to reduce the risk of bleeding. If the patient is taking medication for other medical conditions, ask your doctor’s recommendation before taking any additional medicines.

Symptoms of the Deadly Zika Virus

Symptoms of the Deadly Zika Virus
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If it is infected Zika, avoid mosquito bites during the first week. Therefore, Zika virus in the patient’s blood can be transmitted to others through mosquito bites. As for the other handling by & nbsp; Dr. Herath (Deputy Director Eijkman Institute) is to increase the intake of vitamin C, E, B, and An in the body to trigger the immune system to form a natural resistance to the Zika virus. In good body condition, infectious diseases Zika virus can recover within 7 to 12 days.

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For that try to maintain a healthy life as much as possible to avoid the various new diseases that exist as it is now. You need to know every virus and bacteria will always evolve the development time, so too will new diseases emerge.