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International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part A (2018)

Zika virus and its pathogenic effect on human beings: A review

Author(s): Subha Ganguly, Sunita, Vikas Kumar, Nileshkumar Pagrut, Neelam Kumari Faran and Shweta Choudhary
Abstract: Zika virus (ZIKV) is a member of the Family Flaviviridae. The virus spreads through mosquitoes, like Aedes aegypti and A. albopictus. The virus was isolated in 1947 and the virus is derived from the Ziika Forest of Uganda. The virus is antigenically related to the dengue, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, and West Nile viruses.
Zika virus causes Zika fever which causes only mild symptoms as similar to the dengue fever.
Pages: 10-11  |  473 Views  13 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Subha Ganguly, Sunita, Vikas Kumar, Nileshkumar Pagrut, Neelam Kumari Faran, Shweta Choudhary. Zika virus and its pathogenic effect on human beings: A review. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2018;3(3):10-11.
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