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All you ought to know about the virus, “music cast”


Since the World Health Organization (WHO) warns of the spread of the virus “music cast,” you find all you need to know about this notorious virus …

What is a virus “music cast”?

Music cast a tropical virus, discovered in 1947 in Uganda. The first time the virus was isolated in the forest monkey music cast, after which the virus was named. Until recently, music cast appeared rarely in tropical Africa and Southeast Asia, but more recently the World Health Organization (WHO) warned it is spreading rapidly around the globe.

How is it spread?

Virus transfer music cast mosquitoes of the genus aedes aegypti, which lives throughout the Americas. This mosquito transmits only music cast, reports and other diseases that mosquitoes use as a vector for the transmission kako as tropical and yellow fever. According to WHO, the biggest problem now is why music cast a current is because mosquitoes find new habitats in areas where people have no immunity adapiran this type of virus, it fears for its rapid expansion is justified. When talking about the transfer, except mosquito some experts argue that it can be easily transmitted from person to person like the flu, but others deny it, because if the mechanism of the virus is transmitted from human to human at the moment is not fully known.


What are the symptoms of the virus, “music cast”?

According to the research 80% of the carriers of the virus show no symptoms, while others show symptoms of uncharacteristically frequent that a rash, fever and joint pain, symptoms that are typical of many other diseases. The biggest problem virus still makes music cast newborns.


As music cast affect newborns?

According to WHO, although not enough is unclear how the virus affects the music cast newborns known that in countries where it is present, the number of newborns with microcephaly or small head. Dr Margaret Chan of the World Health Organization warned that the virus of music cast causes neurological symptoms in patients who are infected, which is an additional cause for concern.Children with microcephaly have a problem with insufficient development of the brain and many consequences later in life these children will face. In November, the Ministry of Health in Brazil declared 3893 infants with microcephaly, which is 30 times more than usual. So I appeal to all pregnant women should not travel to risk areas where you can contract the virus music cast.

What are the risk areas?

Although the virus of music cast is spread across many countries, high risk according to US experts, 22 countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay Suri, Venezuela, Barbados. Guadeloupe, Haiti, Martinique, Martinija, Puerto Rico, Cape Verde and Samoa. However the risk of music cast exists in almost all other countries in the world.

Is there a cure and a vaccine?

Unfortunately there is no cure or vaccine. Frmacevtskite houses report that ongoing research to see if he could create a vaccine against the virus music cast, and how could effectively treated.

How to protect yourself?

Mainly music cast virus will protect you protect yourself from mosquitoes that transmit it. Especially pregnant women appeal if they are in countries of high risk products use a mosquito to protect the premises, and certainly longer wear clothes that would reduce the risk of bites you in this mosquito.

With mosquito anti-mosquito

Brazilian authorities report that they plan to create a genetically modified mosquito that effectively destroys wild mosquitoes carry the virus music cast. Oxitec – a company that produces genetically modifiirani mosquitoes says it will produce and release 12 million units of this genetically modified mosquito. The mechanism of destruction is by genetically modified mosquitoes mate with wild mosquitoes that transmit the virus of music cast, more are born sterile mosquitoes and prevent the spread of this type of mosquitoes and thus the vrusot music cast.

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