AANP continues to monitor the Zika virus outbreak and will provide members with important educational resources on Zika, its signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and other topics. Please review the following information and links from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Zika is a disease caused by the Zika virus that is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting for several days to a week.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC website provides information and resources about Zika virus for clinicians and patients. Please follow the CDC links below for important information.