Zika Virus, a Threat to Pregnant Women: Symptoms, Preventive Measures Explained By Pruthu Narendra Dhekane, Fortis Hospital

In conversation with doctor Pruthu Narendra Dhekane, Consultant- Infectious Diseases, Fortis Hospital, where he decodes what is Zika virus, symptoms, treatment and preventive measures and why it is a threat to pregnant women. 

Published: November 18, 2021 9:40 PM IST

By Toshi Tiwari | Edited by Video Desk


All About Zika virus and why it is a threat to pregnant women: Recently, there has been a spike in the number of Zika virus cases in India. Zika is a virus that is spread mostly by mosquitoes. A pregnant mother can pass it to her baby during pregnancy or around the time of birth. In conversation with doctor Pruthu Narendra Dhekane, Consultant- Infectious Diseases, Fortis Hospital, where he decodes what is Zika virus, symptoms, treatment and preventive measures and why it is a threat to pregnant women.

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1)What is the Zikavirus
2)What is its root of spread/transmitted? How is Zikavirus a potential threat to people?
3)What are the symptoms of Zikavirus?
4)What are the treatment and medication?
5)How to prevent the spread of Zikavirus?

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Published Date: November 18, 2021 9:40 PM IST