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US Launches New Campaign On Fighting Zika Virus; Get More Details Here

Update Date: Apr 26, 2017 08:15 AM EDT

Zika Virus comes from a mosquito bite from the Aedes Egypti. This virus has caused health related difficulties in more than 50 countries.

The USA is one of those countries eager to fight the virus and prevent health-related predicaments caused by by it. Let's get to know more details, here.

CNBC reported that since the climate is still cold in some cities of the United States, so many Americans have overlooked about the threats that can accompany warm weather. One such threat is the Zika virus.

A report from the Pan Health Organization said that there are almost 7,000 cases related to Zika virus in different parts of the United States since Jan. 2016 up to Mar. 2017. Some studies stated that a larger ratio of people that are infected with Zika virus are pregnant women.

After giving birth, various birth abnormalities takes effect on their newborn baby. A common birth defect is microcepalhy. That is why the whole country started campaigns and programs to prevent Zika virus.

New Campaign For Zika Virus

A new campaign for virus awareness and prevention was launched in Arizona. KVOA reported that The Arizona Department of Health Services started a distinct public information campaign, urging citizens and guests of the city to practice precautions to limit the expanse of the virus in Arizona. At the moment, there are more than 50 health cases linked to Zika in the city.

Fighting Against Zika Virus

The publication also added that as per a statement of the Arizona Health Department, they are aggressively working with their associates to stop the spread of the epidemic in the state and they need the community's cooperation. This new drive will further strengthen awareness about the measures individuals can practice to stop the spread of Zika. Stay tuned for further updates on the virus and other related health complications.

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