Zika Virus Q&A: What is it? What are the travel implications?

January 28, 2016 8:02 AM

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Zika Virus Q&A: What is it? What are the travel implications?

The rapid spread of the Zika virus is causing concern in public health circles. Here's your need-to-know.

"The Zika virus is a disease that is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes, similar in many ways to the better known Dengue Fever or Chikungunya," says Dr. Graham Fry, Medical Director of the Tropical Medical Bureau (tmb.ie).

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