Zika Virus: Ten Facts You Need To Know

The Zika Virus is creating quite uproar at the WHO. It is a mosquito prone disease which was reported in some parts of Africa and Asia in the 1950s. It causes Zika Fever that leads to microcephaly in babies which is a neuro-developmental disorder. It is characterized by the patient having an abnormally small head.

It is spread by the Aedes mosquito. The mosquito may bite in the morning or late afternoon. It is mostly found in the tropical Equatorial belt.