“ Zika goes V I R A L”
What is the Zika Virus? The Zika virus, is a virus that is spread by Mosquitoes. These type of mosquitoes usually bite pregnant women and usually bite during the day. If a pregnant woman gets bitten 1% chance of giving birth to a baby with microcephaly. This is when babies have heads smaller than usual. Which means, they could have a lot of issues with hearing, thinking and more…..
The virus has recently been caught up in Brazil. The zika virus does not have any vaccine or medicine to cure the children. There are so many countries that has been hit with the virus, and we can do anything about it. Did you know that this virus first started in Brazil, just last year. This virus has caught everyone's attention!
Scientists and Doctors around the world are trying their hardest to figure out a cure for this virus. This is one big priority! But there is no way to predict when or where health threats will appear. But the main fact is that we will continue to see new disease threats such as Zika. Scientists are still learning more about Zika and fighting as it is their top priority.