10 things to know about Zika virus

World Health Organization took the rare step of declaring the spread of the Zika virus an international public health emergency, Let’s take a look at 10 facts about the disease.


Zika virus disease is caused by a virus that is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. Shown here are the mosquitoes in containers at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences of the Sao Paulo University in Brazil.