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ZIKA - What You Need to Know!

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Viral outbreaks freak us out, but we're also kind of obsessed with it. There are tons of movies, TV shows, and books about deadly worldwide epidemics...

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ZIKA - What You Need to Know!

  1. 1. ZIKAWhat you need to know.
  2. 2. VIRAL OUTBREAKS FREAK US OUT
  3. 3. But we’re also kind of… OBSESSED WITH IT.
  4. 4. MOVIES……... There are tons of
  5. 5. TV SHOWS……...
  6. 6. AND BOOKSabout deadly worldwide epidemics.
  7. 7. ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE These usually result in the end of the world and a CALY
  8. 8. VIRAL Those are fictional, but there are real EPIDEMICShave us humans in a panic!
  9. 9. *Avian influenza BIRD FLU? Do you recall the
  10. 10. *Bovine spongiform encephalopathy MAD COW DISEASE? How about
  11. 11. EBOLA VIRUS. and most recently the
  12. 12. ZIKA VIRUS Well the latest outbreak to spread fear is called the
  13. 13. 1947 UGANDA Zika Virus was first discovered in the Zika Forest in Uganda.
  14. 14. MAY 2015 The Pan American Health Organization issued an alert, confirming the first Zika Virus infections in Brazil.
  15. 15. SPREAD The virus continues to at an alarming rate!
  16. 16. How does one contract the ZIKA VIRUS?
  17. 17. ZIKA IS SPREAD MAINLY BY MOSQUITOES
  18. 18. INFECTED Spread through an Aedes species mosquito
  19. 19. BLOOD. found in the
  20. 20. And can also become infected when one feeds on an already infected person.
  21. 21. ZIKA SPREADS: Here are other ways
  22. 22. A pregnant woman can pass Zika virus to her fetus during PREGNANCY.
  23. 23. Zika Virus can be spread by a man to his SExUAL PARTNERS.
  24. 24. BLOOD TRANSFUSION There have been multiple reports of TRANSMISSION cases in Brazil.
  25. 25. The most common symptoms of Zika are: + RASH + FEVER +JOINT PAIN + RED EYES
  26. 26. People usually don’t get sick enough to go to the hospital, and many people might not realize they have been INFECTED.
  27. 27. Zika virus infection during pregnancy can cause a serious birth defect called MICROCEPHALY.
  28. 28. TYPICAL INFANT HEAD SIZE is a condition where a baby’s head is much smaller than the expected size. MICROCEPHALY
  29. 29. BABY’S BRAIN It can occur because a hasn’t developed properly during the pregnancy.
  30. 30. SEIZURES DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY PROBLEMS WITH BALANCE HEARING LOSS VISION PROBLEMS FEEDING PROBLEMS + + + + + + + Babies with microcephaly can have a range of other problems such as:
  31. 31. PREVENTION
  32. 32. NO VACCINE ExISTS Currently
  33. 33. PROTECT YOURSELF. But here are 3 THINGSyou can do to
  34. 34. Be cautious when TRAVELINGto areas affected by Zika. 1
  35. 35. BLOCK 2 Use repellent to BUG BITES.
  36. 36. Don't leave open containers of water near your house. 3 DISCOURAGE BREEDING
  37. 37. IMPORTANT but maybe the most PIECE ADVICE… of
  38. 38. INFORMED Stay CALM. and stay
  39. 39. Don’t worry about your presentation needs either WE GOT YOU COVERED.

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