Rise of Zika virus and how to prevent from it
Zika virus origin
It is found in the early period of the year 1947 which is an introductory of mosquito-borne virus in the place Uganda and Tanzania it is where first predicted, which is rhesus monkey an infected one.
It is identified and in the observation by monitoring the symptom of sylvatic yellow fever has been affected by it.
After that it is somewhere identified in the year of 1952, peoples who are affected in the countries are America, Asia and the pacific.
What is zika virus?
This is a mosquito-borne virus which is an infection caused by the bite of Aedes mosquito.
Symptoms of zika virus
zikafever - persons who affected by infection has mild fever and muscle pain.
- The symptoms are same as the
flavi virusthat produces the Dengue fever and the Alphavirus that produce the chikungunya whereas it is a milder form that will actually last for 4 to 7 days.
- Another symptom is the patients who are with pink eye (Conjunctivitis).
- Exanthema - skin rash also found in patients.
- Usually the symptoms will last within 2 to 7 days.
How does zika virus transmitted
The same method of dengue and chikungunya in the past, which the same mosquito transmits by the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito.
Transmission ways of zika virus infection
Commonly zika virus requires a medium that is vector (transportation) to infect the people. The Aedes mosquito is the vector through that only it is spread mostly.
Not confirmed one - A possibility of sexual transmission may be it is described. The zika virus, which is also isolated in the semen.
There are studies and research are undergoing that is any possible of mother to child transmission and any possible effects in the baby or child condition.
Diagnosis - How zika virus infection diagnoised
With the help of collected blood samples which undergoes for the blood test to confirm whether he or she infected by the
Viral tests are done by pcr (Polymerase chain reaction) method, which requires first 3-5 days after the onset of symptoms, other serological tests that is to detect the presence of any antibodies.
To get the proper and complete detail report waits for 5 days to confirm the patient is infected with
How zika virus infected one treated
Until now, there is no treatment there is no specific treatment found where as the patient with mild symptoms does not need any treatment specifically.
Suppose if any patient or person who infected should undergo treatment like more rest drink sufficient amount of liquid and treat the fever and pain by the common medicines.
Difference between chikungunya, Dengue and zika
- Chikungunya - which shows the high fever, more pain in the hand, knees and feet especially in joints? No common actions such as walking, sitting does not perform by the affected person.
- Dengue - severe pain in the muscle and high temperature fever.
- zika virus - There is no distinguish symptoms where as the most patients are with conjunctivitis and skin rashes.
Questions And Answers over Zika Virus
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