Zika Virus: What Are The Symptoms And How Can You Prevent It?

Written by Doctor NDTV Updated:Sat, 03 Jun 2017 09:46:47 +0530

The Zika infection is caused by the zika virus that is spread by bite of the Aedes mosquito - this is the same mosquito that spreads Dengue and Chikungunya. In this episode of Doctors On Call, we'll find out about the Zika virus and its symptoms and prevention. Zika has been in the news again recently with 3 confirmed cases in India in the state of Gujarat. Also, we meet Dr Arjun Dang, a Consultant Histopathologist to understand more about the Zika virus and get details on its diagnosis and prevention.

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