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Zika Virus Spreading in Most of the Americas


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Zika virus has spread to over 21 countries in the Americas. The World Health Organization (WHO) says that most of the North, South and Central Americas will be impacted. What are the public health implications? How are communities being affected? Watch and find out more!

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According to the Center for Disease Control, Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes).

The history of Zika virus is included here. For more general information on Zika virus, check out this link.

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