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Zika virus - Canada.ca

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/zika-virus.html

Oct 13, 2017 ... Causes, symptoms, risks, treatment, prevention, surveillance information and
guidance for health professionals.

Zika virus: Advice for travellers

https://travel.gc.ca/travelling/health-safety/travel-health-notices/152

Apr 5, 2017 ... Local transmission of Zika virus had previously been identified in Brownsville,
Texas. The risk is now considered low as there have been no recent confirmed or
suspected cases of local transmission of Zika. See the United States country
page for detailed information on how travellers to the US can protect ...

Surveillance of Zika virus - Canada.ca

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/zika-virus/surveillance-zika-virus.html

Sep 7, 2017 ... As of September 7, 2017, there are 523 travel-related cases and 4 sexually
transmitted cases, including 37 pregnant women reported in Canada. There's
ongoing low risk to Canadians travelling to countries or areas in the U.S. with
reported mosquito-borne transmission of Zika virus. The increase in case ...

ZIKA VIRUS: A GUIDE FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/publications/diseases-conditions-maladies-affections/zika-virus-counselling-travelers-conseiller-voyageurs/alt/zika-virus-counselling-travelers-conseiller-voyageurs-eng.pdf

infected mosquitoes. Discuss whether Zika virus is being spread in the planned
area of travel. See our Travel Health Notice on Zika on Travel.gc.ca 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 ...

Causes of Zika virus - Canada.ca

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/zika-virus/causes-zika-virus.html

Feb 24, 2017 ... Learn about the causes of Zika virus, how it is spread and where it is found.

Laboratory Testing Recommendations for Zika Virus

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/publications/diseases-conditions-maladies-affections/laboratory-testing-zika-analyse-laboratoire/index-eng.php

Apr 20, 2016 ... Detection of antibodies against Zika virus (serology): This test looks for the
human body's reaction against the virus in the form of antibodies. 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 ...

Zika Virus : OSH Answers

https://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/diseases/zika_virus.html

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.

Recommendations on the Prevention and Treatment of Zika Virus for ...

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/publications/diseases-conditions-maladies-affections/committee-statement-treatment-prevention-zika-declaration-comite-traitement-prevention/index-eng.php

Jan 16, 2017 ... Zika virus (ZIKV) infection is caused by a flavivirus transmitted through the bite of
an infected Aedes mosquito, mainly Aedes aegypti. Aedes albopictus has also
been associated with transmission of ZIKV. Although infections in humans were
documented in the 1950s, ZIKV has only recently emerged as a ...

Zika Virus Awareness for Canadian Workers

http://www.ccohs.ca/newsletters/hsreport/issues/2016/06/ezine.html

Nanotechnology, the manipulation of matter on a near-atomic scale, continues to
be a quickly developing area of research and manufacturing. From computer
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much smaller devices, water filtration systems, protective and glare-reducing ...

ZIKA VIRUS: INFORMATION FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/publications/diseases-conditions-maladies-affections/zika-virus-info-health-prof-renseignements-prof-sante/alt/zika-virus-info-health-prof-renseignements-prof-sante-eng.pdf

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
climate.

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