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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

This Homemade Mosquito Spray will Protect your from the Zika Virus

The Zika virus spreads via vector transmission. Individuals infected with Zika do not display signs and symptoms of infection. In some cases, the following signs and symptoms are reported:

  • general feeling of discomfort
  • rash and muscle pain
  • mild fever
  • red eyes
The incubation period, that which is the time from exposure to the manifestation of symptoms, is still unknown, but is likely to be a few days to a week.

The most adverse effect of the Zika virus is microcephaly, a condition characterized by fatal congenital condition that is common among infants. This happens when a pregnant woman is exposed to the Zika virus. There have been new cases of the virus from UK to Brazil, exposing many newborns to congenical anomalies.

Based on research conducted so far, the virus does not spread from person to person like, a cold, but through vector transmission- a mosquito biting an infected person and then on to another individual who then contracts the virus.

To date, there is no known vaccine to prevent or medication to treat the Zika virus infection. One effective measure of avoiding infection is by avoiding mosquito bites altogether in places where cases of Zika virus have been reported.

To date, there is no known vaccine to prevent or medication to treat the Zika virus infection. One effective measure of avoiding infection is by avoiding mosquito bites altogether in places where cases of Zika virus have been reported.

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