A brief review on ZIKA virus infection (ZIKV) with additional notes on first record from India

Chandra R       

Abstract

The present review work is an effort to provide enhanced knowledge on ZIKA virus and its new variant of disease epidemics reported from different continents across the World. This review work covers several aspects of ZIKA virus including its history & origin, economic importance, distribution & recent epidemics, modes of ZIKV disease transmission, symptoms & diagnosis, management and prevention. The present work also includes recent case reports of ZIKV occurrence in human along with its first instance from India, confirmed from reports of World Health Organization (WHO). The review work also suggests continuous monitoring of the recent disease cases for improving better insights into the management of this emerging pathogen.


MS Received Date:   2017-06-19  MS Accepted Date:  2017-07-10  MS Published Date:  2017-12-07
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Chandra R "A brief review on ZIKA virus infection (ZIKV) with additional notes on first record from India" Journal of Zoology Studies 4.4 (2017): 1-5.
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