Preventing Zika Virus Infections

Preventing Zika Virus Infections


zika is a potentially deadly
virus. let’s not kid ourselves. how concerned should we be in
south florida about the zika virus, knowing that at least
there are steps being taken? it is very
concerning. so far, we have received
millions of tourists and people abroad. some of them do get the
infection abroad and some get it here. but it is important to educate
physicians as well as people, like we are doing today, to
recognize the virus. unfortunately, the symptoms of
zika and other viruses are pretty similar. headache, joint pains, body
ache. that could be the flu for all of
these symptoms. but if there is a suspicion,
recent travel, you have to consider any tips for the zika
virus. is that something, but we
will have to continue talking about zika at any time?
this is a huge transit area for people coming from south america
and other points around the world who are more prone to the
zika virus than anyone else. no matter that we are in the
united states states and the got is doing what it can, it can be
coming in and you need to be aware.
and as dr. zambrano mentioned, the zika symptoms in
emergency are similar to a lot of viruses. the important thing is to get
the history of traveling. because there are other viruses
like dengue and other viruses that could give you similar
symptoms. yellow fever. so, if you see a
patient, no matter what age, who

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