Is the news of Zika Virus in Jaipur true?
Yes, don’t be shocked, 29 Zika infection case found positive in Jaipur alone, Bengal also put on alarm as one new case is confirmed in Bihar. It is expected the number of infected people can go up as it’s symptoms are very mild and not easily detective.
Zika Virus (disease) is a kind of transmitted disease so you should know all about Zika virus related information. What is the threat of Zika virus in Jaipur and other parts of area in India that is prone to it. Precaution is better than cure, so trying to aware people. Now your primary duty is to share this info in the interest of Indian.
What is Zika virus disease?
Zika fever or Zika virus disease is caused by Zika virus (ZIKV), is a member of the virus family Flaviviridae. But it is spread by a kind of mosquitoes group known as Aedes, Which is mainly active in day time.
Zika Virus Origin
Zika virus was first recognized in a monkey at Zika forest of Uganda in 1947. Zika virus is somehow related to the dengue, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, and West Nile viruses.
Zika Virus Symptoms (Zika Virus disease Symptoms)
Generally infected people do not give any catchy symptom . light symptoms are there not severe including fever , scar or itchiness, pink-eye, pain in muscle and joint ,sickness and headache , Which may last up to a week . Zika fever or Zika virus disease is estimated to develop between 3-14 days .
Zika Virus Complications (Zika Virus disease Complications)
- Its affects are complicated on pregnant women, new born might have smaller head than normal or others congenital abnormalities could be developed in fetus.
- Fatal death and pre-mature birth could be also a result of this infection during pregnancy.
Some more disease like GBS (Guillain-Barré syndrome) , neuropathy (nerve pain) and inflammation of spinal code (myelitis) could be also caused by Zika virus infection especially in adults and adolescent .
(Note* Special precaution should be taken if you are pregnant and living near by Zira Virus infected area)
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Zika Virus Treatment (Prevention of Zika Virus Disease)
There is no treatment so far developed for Zika virus infection , but research is going on , hope we will get soon.
Keep in mind please Zika virus can also be passed through sex from a person who has Zika virus disease to his or her sex partners, even if the person doesn’t have symptoms. If you are pregnant and have a partner who lives in or has traveled to an area with risk of Zika infection, try to avoid intercourse.
The possible way to prevent Zika virus disease is to prevent mosquito bites :
- Use registered cream for killing mosquito on body.
- Wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants.
- Live in a cool and window screen locked room.
- Remove standing water around your home.
Conclusion : It is mandatory to keep your self updated with health related activity around the world , it will help you to spend a healthy life. Hope you like this article Zika virus in Jaipur. Kindly share it to reach out all people to take precaution.