Die Zika-virus


Hier is alles wat jy wil weet oor die Zika-virus.

Klik hier vir die jongste inligting van die CDC (Sentra vir Siektebeheer) in Atlanta, Amerika.

Luister hier na Gesondheid op RSG se bespreking oor die Zika-virus, met dr. Jantjie Taljaard, hoof van Infeksiesiektes van die Universiteit van Stellenbosch en Tygerberg Hospitaal.

Hier is enkele illustrasies en foto’s om meer oor die Zika-virus te verduidelik.

Waar kom die Zika-virus voor?
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Abish Romero, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico at the Dialogue on strengthening international cooperation on noncommunicable diseases, WHO Headquarters, Geneva. Monday 30 November 2015. WHO photo by Violaine Martin

Die muskiet:

The yellow fever or dengue mosquito Aedes aegypti is responsible for transmitting the Zika virus.

The yellow fever or dengue mosquito Aedes aegypti is responsible for transmitting the Zika virus.

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Die virus:

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. 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.

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.

Die lewensiklus van die muskiet en virus:

Die gevolg:
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