What We Know, and Still Don’t Know About The Zika Virus

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In a concerning new pandemic that’s expanding around the world, the Zika virus is spread by mosquito bites and can be transmitted to babies during pregnancy.

Although Zika symptoms are usually mild, infections in pregnant women in Brazil have been linked to unusually high numbers of microcephaly birth defects in newborns.

Protecting yourself from exposure to Zika infected mosquitoes is your best bet at prevention. This new infographic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explains what medical experts know thus far about the spread of Zika.

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Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Also READ: New York’s Answer to Zika Virus – Deploying Bat Houses

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