Zika –an Emerging Global Threat

Authors

  • Priyanka Shakya Post Graduate Resident Community Medicine Department Pokhara
  • Brijesh Sathian Assistant Professor Community Medicine Department Pokhara
  • Niranjan Nayak Professor Microbiology Department Pokhara

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/nje.v6i3.15869

Keywords:

Zika, Infectious Diseases, Vaccine, Nepal

Abstract

Zika virus disease (Zika) is a new emerging mosquito borne illness, transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito especially Aedes aegypti. The infection, known as  Zika fever often causes no or only mild symptoms which include fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis, which  may last up to a week.

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Published

2016-10-03

How to Cite

Shakya, P., Sathian, B., & Nayak, N. (2016). Zika –an Emerging Global Threat. Nepal Journal of Epidemiology, 6(3), 586–587. https://doi.org/10.3126/nje.v6i3.15869

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Editorial