Zika Virus explained simply

This video is from 2016 Summer Olympics 2016 and Zika? On February 8th, 2016, the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency of international concern regarding Zika virus. Three to four million infections are possibly forecasted in the Americas over the next 12 months, but what is it? simpleshow foundation explains the Zika virus. Author: Emily Cleary Sources: - “Zika Virus.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. http://www.cdc.gov/zika/ - Sandee LaMotte. “5 things you need to know about Zika.” CNN. http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/26/health/zika-what-you-need-to-know/?iid=ob_lockedrail_bottomlarge&iref=obnetwork - Michael Pearson. “Zika virus sparks ‘public health emergency’.” CNN. http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/01/health/zika-virus-public-health-emergency/index.html - Gretchen Vogel, Jon Cohen, and Martin Enserink. “Zika virus: Your questions answered.” Science Mag and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/01/zika-virus-your-questions-answered - “Women in the context of microcephaly and Zika virus disease.” World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/features/qa/zika-pregnancy/en/ - Dr. Aileen M. Marty, Florida International University and World Health Organization Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/mysimpleshow

LicenseCreative Commons Attribution

More videos by this producer

How Does A Rocket Escape Earth's Gravity

How do rockets break through gravity? Maths is all around us. It’s almost impossible to think of something that’s made without the help of mathematics. In this simpleshow we explain how maths made space travel a reality. Authors: Roman Ilyushenko, Nicolai Nobis The information for this video is p

Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer

Hepatitis B and C infections cause hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) by replicating in hepatocytes. Inflammation, cell deathand proliferation result. Preventing infection from Hepatitis is important in decreasing the risk for liver cancer. This can be achieved through increasing hygiene standards and v

What is Obesity?

This simpleshow gives a quick definition of Obesity and when a person is categorized as obese. Sources: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs311/en/ http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/info/obesity Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/mysimpleshow This video was created by one of