Zika virus disease (Zika) is a disease caused by the Zika virus, which is spread through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Many people might not realize they have been infected because they usually don’t get sick enough to go to the hospital. However, Zika infection during pregnancy can cause a serious birth defect called microcephaly, as well as other severe fetal brain defects.
This great infographic explores the relation between the Zika virus and pregnancy, describes the symptoms and explains about the complications with the fetus and how to prevent. You will read numerous important tips what to avoid to do and what to wear traveling to certain regions. One crucial recommendation says to keep your house and yard free of mosquito pools.
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