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PHIL Image 20487
 
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Description:Caption:
This is a transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of Zika virus, which is a member of the family Flaviviridae. Virus particles are 40 nm in diameter, with an outer envelope, and an inner dense core. The arrow identifies a single virus particle.

Additional Information:
“Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon.”

For more information on the Zika virus, follow the link below.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Cynthia Goldsmith
Creation Date:2016
Photo Credit:Cynthia Goldsmith
Links:
  • CDC - National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD); Zika virus
    Categories:
    CDC Organization

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