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Heather Linder

Medical Moments authored by Heather Linder

What should I know about the Zika Virus?

Medical Moments

Heather Linder

This Medical Moment is part one of a two part series on Zika virus. The Zika virus is a flavivirus related to dengue and yellow fever that is primarily transmitted by the Aedes mosquito. There is no vaccine to prevent Zika. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) currently advise against travel to countries experiencing Zika … Continued