Zika Virus

Zika is a single-stranded RNA flavivirus, a member of the Flaviviridae family. The virus is genetically linked to some others responsible for encephalitis in humans, including chikungunya, dengue, West Nile, and the yellow fever virus. It is one of the arboviruses transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. The main vectors are Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. It causes severe haemorrhagic fever with high mortality rates in humans. As the virus spreads through the body, it damages the immune system and organs. Eventually, it causes levels of blood-clotting cells to drop. This leads to severe, uncontrollable bleeding.

 

  • Therapeutic Strategies
  • Clinical Manifestation
  • Vaccine Developments
  • Challenges of Treatment of Zika Virus

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European Summit on HIV, STD and STIs

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13th Global Infections Conference

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12th Euro-Global Conference on Infectious Diseases

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9th Asia Pacific STD and Infectious Diseases Congress

Tokyo, Japan
February 15-16, 2021

8th International Congress on Infectious Diseases

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4th Global Experts Meeting on Infectious Diseases

Singapore City, Singapore

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