Written by Hamidreza Mahboobi, Parivash Davoodian, Zahra Mohammad Alipour

 

Year: 2017

Volume: 1

Issue: 1

Pages: 16-25

 

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Abstract

In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) presented the Zika virus as a public health emergency of international concern. In this review article epidemiological factors, transmission ways, clinical manifestations, neurological complications, diagnostic methods, management, and preventing ways of Zika virus are discussed. 

Keywords: Zika virus, flavivirus, microcephaly, Guillain-Barre syndrome