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Here’s One Doctor’s Theory on the Zika Virus and Why You Should be Worried About it

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The Zika virus originating from Africa has made it’s way to the United States, and has many people worried. Even the CDC have stood up and taken notice of the virus, calling for a nationwide warning.

Symptoms of the Zika Virus

  • About 1 in 5 people infected with Zika virus become ill (i.e., develop Zika).
  • The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, or conjunctivitis (red eyes). Other common symptoms include muscle pain and headache. The incubation period (the time from exposure to symptoms) for Zika virus disease is not known, but is likely to be a few days to a week.
  • The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting for several days to a week.
  • People usually don’t get sick enough to go to the hospital, and they very rarely die of Zika.
  • Zika virus usually remains in the blood of an infected person for about a week but it can be found longer in some people.

Dr. Joe Alton believes the virus might have mutated from the African form, it has had different effects here in the states. Dr. Joe gives you his theory on why is Zika Virus causing microcephaly in the Western Hemisphere, when it doesn’t happen in Africa and Asia?

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