Zika Virus

Zika virus is a flavivirus typically transmitted by aedes mosquitoes that causes a usually mild illness marked chiefly by fever, joint pain, rash, and conjunctivitis and that has been associated with an increased incidence of microcephaly in infants born to pregnant women infected with the virus.

For more information about Zika, please see the CDC’s Zika Virus page.

West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus is a flavivirus that causes an illness marked by fever, headache, muscle ache, skin rash, and sometimes encephalitis or meningitis and that is spread especially from birds to humans by mosquitoes.

For more information about West Nile Virus, please see the CDC’s West Nile Virus page.