E3S Web Conf.
Volume 218, 20202020 International Symposium on Energy, Environmental Science and Engineering (ISEESE 2020)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Environmental Chemistry and Environmental Pollution Analysis and Control|
|Published online||11 December 2020|
The symptoms and treatment of Zika virus infection
College of Biology, Hunan University, Changsha 410082, China
Zika virus is an arbovirus of the Flaviviridae family that causes a mosquito-borne disease. The infection can cause devastating complications among individuals in all age ranges, such as microcephaly in infants and Guillain-Barre syndrome in adults. Its teratogenic potential and explosive epidemics has already caused a panic and is a public health emergency. This review puts emphasis on the current acknowledge of the transmission, clinical characteristics, pathogenic mechanism, and treatment of Zika virus infection, and the future expectation to this disease as well.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2020
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