INFECTIOUS DISEASES : Virus Zika - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
The zika virus is a new virus, borne by mosquitoes of the genus Aedes, he (zika virus) was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in macaques due to the monitoring of yellow fever. Several years later, in 1952, the virus was identified in humans in Uganda and Tanzania. Outbreaks of this disease were obnarujeny in Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Islands of the Pacific ocean.
The incubation period (time before impact) zika virus has not been determined, but can probably last a few days. The symptoms are similar to other arboviral infections, takiu as Dengue fever, and include fever, skin rash, conjunctivitis of the eyes, pain in muscles and joints, General malaise and headache. These symptoms are usually mild and last for 2-7 days.
Google have launched initiatives to combat the virus known Zeke. Specifically, the company plans to collect accurate geographic information on the spread of the virus and to give users of its network more detailed information about it.
However, Google along with the international organization UNICEF plan to create the platform open source, through which, on the map it will be possible to note the spread of zika virus and to identify potential outbreaks. This platform will gather data from a variety of sources, including sites with detailed diagrams and charts about the weather and travels, which will allow the government and various organizations that provide assistance to victims, it is more efficient to distribute its aid. In addition, for the development of a vaccine against the virus of zeek and awareness campaigns, Google has allocated to MOE UNICEF funds in the amount of $ 1 million.
In addition, Google is working to ensure that its users to see accurate information about the virus in the Google search engine. Information about the symptoms, remedies and consequences of zika virus can be found in 16 different languages. Also, information about the virus to learn as much as possible the number of people the campaign Google has started cooperation with some of the channels of the YouTube video, including "sesame Street".
Representatives of the campaign, Google noted that the interest in the zika virus among the users of search engines is growing every day more and more.
The world health organization (who) has declared that due to the upsurge of the virus in the world, a global emergency. The virus spreads very quickly and can lead to birth defects and rare neurological disorders. Scientists continue to conduct research on studying of the virus.
Zeke's virus extends slowly by means of mosquitoes but not people! And that, mosquitoes of a certain look so we welcome Rio!