According to WHO, apart from Zika, these mosquitoes also cause dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever.

What are the symptoms of Zika virus?

Experts believe that the symptoms of Zika virus disease start appearing within 3 to 14 days after the mosquito bite.

These symptoms usually last for 2 to 7 days.

Visit a doctor immediately if symptoms appear so that treatment can be started as soon as possible.

If the infection is confirmed, take maximum rest with medicines.

There is no shortage of water in the body, so take plenty of fluids.

To reduce fever and pain, take medicines only on the advice of a doctor.

If you are already taking medicines for any disease, be sure to consult your doctor before taking any other medicines.

Zika virus is diagnosed with the help of a blood test.