Zika In India - 8 Essential Tips To Prevent Zika
The WHO has just declared Zika as a public health concern on an international level. Affected states in the US have also urged women to delay pregnancy as currently there is no vaccine or treatment for the disease. The only option left is to prevent the spread of the disease. Zika is a vector-borne disease which spreads through an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito. So one of the major ways to prevent the spread of the disease is to prevent mosquito bites. Dr Sandeep Sonawane, Consultant Physician, Sunshine Hospital, Nerul, shares some tips.