Zika Virus: Fear of Zika virus hovers after Corona, know its symptoms and methods of prevention - Newztezz Online


Friday, July 9, 2021

Zika Virus: Fear of Zika virus hovers after Corona, know its symptoms and methods of prevention


Zika Virus: Pregnant women are at higher risk of getting infected with this virus. Like dengue, malaria and chikungunya, the Zika virus is spread by mosquitoes, which are more active during the day.

Zika Virus: For the past one and a half years, the Corona Virus Epidemic has created an uproar around the world. While the threat of corona still remains, there is a danger of infection of another virus. Its name is Zika Virus. The first case of Zika virus has been reported in Kerala. Here the matter of its infection has come to light in a 24-year-old pregnant woman. At the same time, 13 other people are being suspected of being infected. Actually, this virus is also spread by mosquitoes like dengue, malaria and chikungunya, which are more active during the day. This is even more frightening because after mosquito bites an infected person, this virus can also be spread by biting another person. Apart from this, Zika virus is also spread through unprotected physical relations and infected blood.

This virus is especially transmitted to humans through the bite of the Aedes mosquito, which is more active during the day. Due to this, pregnant women are more prone to get infected. Microcephaly is a disease caused by the Zika virus, in which the affected child is born with a small in size and an underdeveloped brain. At the same time, the Guillain-Barre syndrome caused by this attacks the nervous system of the body, due to which there can be many other physical problems.

its symptoms are similar to dengue and viral symptoms of Zika virus such as fever, joint pain, body rash, fatigue, headache and Redness of eyes There is currently no vaccine to prevent Zika virus infection.

against Zika
virus. For this, keep the maximum part of the body covered. Use mosquito nets if you sleep in the open. At the same time, take care of cleanliness in and around the house as well. Do not allow stagnant water to collect to prevent mosquito breeding. Along with this, if symptoms like fever, sore throat, joint pain, red eyes are seen, then show the doctor immediately. Drink plenty of fluids with plenty of rest.

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