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The Zika explainer: All you need to know

Oct 09, 2018 20:20 IST
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Hindustan Times explains everything you need to know about the dreaded Zika virus. 22 people tested positive for the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Rajasthan’s capital Jaipur. Zika virus is transmitted by daytime-active Aedes Aegypti mosquitos that also carry dengue, chikungunya viruses. Some common symptoms could be fever, rashes, head and body ache, Conjunctivitis, etc. The main preventive measure one can take is to check mosquito breeding in and around ones house. There is no vaccine for the Zika virus, which can cause severe birth defects in unborn children. Watch the video to know more about the virus