Treatment of Zika virus
Learn how Zika virus is diagnosed and how it is treated.
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How is Zika virus diagnosed?
Zika virus is diagnosed through a laboratory test. Your health care provider will determine whether you should be tested based on your:
- pregnancy status
- places and dates of travel
How is Zika virus treated?
Currently, there's no cure for Zika virus. Treatment aims to relieve symptoms.
Avoid taking a pain reliever that contains acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) until infection with dengue virus has been ruled out.
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