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Infectious Disease Impact: Zika Virus


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Overview/Description
The Zika virus is a dangerous virus that is transmitted to people primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito. It can causes illness with mild symptoms but can also cause a range of birth defects during pregnancy. It is difficult to diagnose Zika as the signs and symptoms vary. Since there is no vaccine for the Zika virus, prevention is best method to stay healthy. In this impact series, Dr. Ava Dykes talks about the Zika virus.

Target Audience
Individuals whose work involves a risk of exposure to infectious diseases

Expected Duration (hours)
0.1

Course Number:
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