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Zika Virus
F. Soltannezhad Mis
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Introduction: According to Zika virus outbreaks in 47 countries and due to the risk of outbreaks in Iran as a result of travel to Brazil Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics, which is a common area for Aedes mosquitoes, Zika virus familiarity and introduction is important.

Objective: This study aimed at increasing familiarity with the Zika virus.

Materials and Methods: This paper is a review article that includes papers available on Google, CDC, Sid, Google Scholar (2016).

Results: Since the Zika virus emergency was introduced by the World Health Organization and given the importance of this issue, this paper aimed to increase familiarity with the virus, disease, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention strategies, and to provide recommendations for pregnant females.

Discussion and Conclusion: Due to transmission of the Zika virus and the suitability of our country for the spread of the virus, due to travel to common areas, screening and prevention of the spread of the virus is of great importance.

Keywords: Guillain Barre Syndrome, Prevention strategy, Microcephaly, Zika virus.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/06/11 | Accepted: 2016/08/13 | Published: 2017/03/13
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Soltannezhad F. Zika Virus. MCS. 2017; 3 (4) :272-278
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