Zika virus

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Zika virus

  1. A taxonomic species within the genus Flavivirus – the cause of Zika disease, which is linked to microcephaly in newborns.

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vectors
hosts

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English Wikipedia has an article on:
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After the Zika Forest in Uganda, from Luganda; see Zika Forest.

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Zika virus (uncountable)

  1. A particular flavivirus, causing mild illness and linked with birth defects in humans.

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