Zika Virus Dangerous on The Eyes?

Rashid, Bushra Moftah (2018-05-08)

Zika virus (ZIKV) belongs to the Flavivirus genus, is an icosahedral , enveloped , single-stranded RNA virus. The lipid envelope is covered with dense projections that consist of a membrane and envelope glycoproteins,incubation period 3-12 days. 1 •Caused a mild symptoms fever, headache, myalgia , rash, and conjunctivitis . •Cause more severe clinical consequences, including Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) in adults and microcephaly and congenital malformations in fetuses and newborn infants. -Unlike most other flaviviruses, ZIKV has the potential for significant human-to-human transmission through sexual and vertical routes


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