ZIKA VIRUS-AN OVERVIEW ZIKA VIRUS-GENEL BAKIŞ

Rumela Ghosh, Renita Castelino, Subhas Babu, Kumuda Rao, Mithula Nair, Baishwanar Banerjee
unpublished
Zika virus is a flavivirus that spreads to humans by a bite from an infected Aedes mosquito. This infection is usually asymptomatic or presents with mild symptoms in infected individuals. However, if a pregnant lady gets infected with this virus, congenital brain damage associated with microcephaly is manifested in the new born. Zika virus infection has been considered as an emergency outbreak by the WHO and hence immediate safety measures have to be adopted in curbing the disease. The paper
more » ... sease. The paper presented here provides an overview about the Zika virus.
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