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5 days ago ... Causes, symptoms, risks, treatment, prevention, surveillance information and
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Zika virus

Feb 12, 2018 ... Zika is a virus which typically causes mild illness lasting only a few days. Many
people who are infected do not develop any symptoms and do not know that they
have been infected. However, Zika virus infection in a pregnant woman can pose
significant risks to the fetus, even if the woman does not develop ...

Surveillance of Zika virus -

Dec 20, 2017 ... How does Canada monitor Zika virus? The National Microbiology Laboratory is
able to detect the virus and offers testing support to provinces and territories.
Some provincial labs also conduct testing. As part of their West Nile virus
surveillance programs, several provinces and territories conduct mosquito ...

Laboratory Testing Recommendations for Zika Virus

Apr 20, 2016 ... Antibodies are detectable approximately one week after start of symptoms. The
major advantage of a serology test is that it remains positive for several months or
longer after infection. The major limitations are that it is slow to perform and prone
to cross-react with other viruses related to Zika virus. A positive ...

For health professionals: Zika virus infection -

Feb 1, 2018 ... Get detailed information on Zika virus infection for health professionals.


infected mosquitoes. Discuss whether Zika virus is being spread in the planned
area of travel. See our Travel Health Notice on Zika on for more
information. • Discuss associated risks, as well as the patient's preferences and
values. Some travellers may wish to postpone travel to areas of risk. PROVIDE ...

Zika Virus : OSH Answers

Sep 28, 2016 ... The specific variety of mosquito that carries Zika virus is not found in Canada, but
it is found in many warm weather countries world-wide. No mosquito-related
outbreaks have occurred in or are likely to occur in Canada as the varieties of
mosquito that can pass the virus cannot survive in colder climates.


Zika virus is primarily a mosquito-borne disease. Aedes aegypti and Aedes
albopictus are the primary vector species transmitting Zika virus – the same
mosquitoes that can carry dengue virus and chikungunya. Currently, the Aedes
mosquitoes that transmit Zika virus are not established in Canada due to the

Zika Virus Awareness for Canadian Workers

Nanotechnology, the manipulation of matter on a near-atomic scale, continues to
be a quickly developing area of research and manufacturing. From computer
hard drives using the magnetic properties of nanoparticles to store more data on
much smaller devices, water filtration systems, protective and glare-reducing ...

Zika - CIHR

Jun 15, 2017 ... Zika. The Zika virus was identified almost 70 years ago in Africa, in Asia soon
afterand since then it has spread to Oceania with outbreaks in 2007 in
Micronesia, and in 2013-14 in French Polynesia. In late 2015, Brazil suffered a
Zika virus outbreak, which has since spread to surrounding countries in South ...

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