Zika Virus And Birth Defects: 10 Facts You Need To Know

It’s not airborne but initially transmitted by something that flies …

9. Zika is transmitted through the bite of infected Aedes mosquitoes.

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Zika is primarily transmitted through the bite of infected Aedes mosquitoes. Mosquitoes become infected when they bite a person already infected with the virus. Infected mosquitoes can then spread the virus to other people through bites. It can also be transmitted from a pregnant mother to her baby during pregnancy or around the time of birth. Source: CDC.gov

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