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This image depicts a posterior view of a patient’s back, captured in a clinical setting, upon presenting with this blotchy rash. After a diagnostic work-up, it was determined that the rash had been caused by the Zika virus.
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What we know?

- Zika is spread mostly by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito (Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus). These mosquitoes are aggressive daytime biters. They can also bite at night.

- Zika can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus. Infection during pregnancy can cause certain birth defects.

- Zika is not currently being spread by mosquitoes in the continental United States. The mosquitoes that can carry Zika are found in some areas of the United States.

- There is no vaccine or medicine for Zika.

For more information, please see the links below.

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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:2013
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Links:National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) - ”First report of autochthonous transmission of Zika virus in Brazil”; Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2015, Jun; 110(4): 569–572
CDC – National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD); Zika Virus
CDC – National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD); Zika Virus: Resources & Publications
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