March 2, 2016

Zika Virus Linked to Temporary Paralysis, New Study Suggests – What You Need to Know

By Rebecca McRoberts

You’ve definitely heard of it…but how much do you really know about the Zika virus? Well, it’s spread by Aedes mosquitos, the most common symptoms are fever, rash and joint pain—and now, it’s been linked to Guillian-Barre syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes temporary paralysis. While there’s no known cure for the syndrome, Mayo Clinic says there are several treatments that can ease symptoms and reduce the duration of the illness.




Tags: Infectious Diseases, Uncategorized

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