Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Zika virus: All we know (and don’t know) so far about the disease

Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in a laboratory at the University of El Salvador. 
The Globe and Mail Last updated:


   Zika is a flavivirus, related to dengue, that was first identified in rhesus monkeys in Uganda in 1947 and in humans five years later. It’s communicated mainly by mosquitoes, particularly the species Aedes aegypti. The World Health Organization has declared a recent outbreak in the Americas to be a global health emergency... Read here.>>

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