Zika virus is a virus which is spreader by daytime-active aides mosquitoes such as A.aegypti and A.albopictus.
The symptoms of Zika virus is rash, itching all over the body, a high temperature, headache, joint pain, muscle pain, conjunctivitis, lower back pain, vomiting.
Zika virus disease can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetes. Infection during pregnancy can cause a birth defect called microcephaly and other severe fatal Brain defects.
The vaccine for Zika virus is inactivated currently under development by the Walter reed army institute of research.
Zika virus spreads when a mosquito infection by zika bites you or also can spread through sex with a man or women who have zika. Sex includes vaginal, anal or oral sex and also by sharing the same toys. Zika can pass through sex even when he or she is not having the symptoms at the time.
The treatment for Zika virus is to get plenty of rest, drink fluids to prevent dehydration, take medicine such as acetaminophen to reduce fever and pain, do not take aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs until dengue can be ruled out to reduce the risk of bleeding.