Zika virus

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Zika Virus
Electron micrograph o Zika virus. Virus particles are 40 nm in diameter, wi an ooter envelope an a dense inner core. (soorce: CDC)
Virus classification
Group: Group IV ((+)ssRNA)
Faimily: Flaviviridae
Genus: Flavivirus
Species: Zika virus
Zika fever
Clessification an freemit resoorces
SpecialtyInfectious disease

Zika virus (ZIKV) is a member o the Flaviviridae virus faimily an the Flavivirus genus. It ais transmittit bi daytime-active Aedes mosquitoes, such as A. aegypti.