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Zika and West Nile: How Serious Are They?

By |2022-10-09T03:42:36-05:00January 25, 2017|Featured Program, Featured-Home, Niki Site, Recent Programs|

West Nile virus (WNV) and Zika are infectious diseases which are primarily transmitted by infected mosquitoes. Zika can also be sexually transmitted. Contracting the Zika virus during pregnancy is becoming more problematic as it can cause congenital brain abnormalities in the fetus which we may not be aware of until the child is born.

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