Zika virus infection: a public health emergency!

Qureshi, Muhammad Salman Haider, Qureshi, Bakhtawar Wajeeha and Khan, Ramsha (2017) Zika virus infection: a public health emergency! International Journal of Scientific Reports, 3 (3). pp. 68-71. ISSN 2454-2156

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Abstract

Zika virus belongs to the family of Flaviviridae. The Flaviviridae family also includes other human pathogens like West Nile virus (WNV), Yellow fever virus (YFV), mosquito transmitted Dengue virus (DENV), Tick borne encephalitic virus (TBEV) and Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV). Zika virus is a mosquito-borne disease and is transmitted by Aedes aegypti mosquito.

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Additional Information: © The Author(s), publisher and licensee Medip Academy. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Zika virus, WHO, Public health
Subjects: Medicine and health > Health promotion and public health
Medicine and health
Depositing User: Dominic Walker
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2017 14:07
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2017 14:49
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/3244

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