With Zika outbreaks happening in many countries and territories, the best way to protect yourself is to prevent mosquito bites.
Zika virus spreads from person to person primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito. Many people infected do not experience symptoms or have mild symptoms. The most common ones are fever, rash, joint pain, or red eyes. Other symptoms include muscle pain and headache.
At this time there is no specific medicine to treat Zika. Treat the symptoms by:
You can find more information from the CDC on Zika below.
Zika: The Basics of the Virus
How to Protect Against Mosquito Bites
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, http://www.cdc.gov/zika
This material is provided for informational use only and should not be construed as medical advice or used in place of consulting a licensed professional. You should consult with an applicable licensed professional to determine what is right for you.
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