Zika, An Emerging Zoonosis, Vector-Borne and Sexual Transmission Disease, A Multifaceted Threat to Future Generations

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Published: 2024-04-22

Page: 48-55

Hoda Sarizadeh

Department of Medical Entomology and Vector Control School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Hassan Vatandoost *

Department of Medical Entomology and Vector Control School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran and Department of Chemical Pollutants and Pesticides, Institute for Environmental Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Zika, is considerd as an zoonotic, emerging vector-borne and sexual trasmission disease, a threat to the next generation. The objective is to collect all the current infromations about zika for providing a guideline for disease control. An intensive search of scientific literature was done in “PubMed”, “Web of Knowledge”, “Scopus”, “Google Scholar”, “SID". Result showed that this vector-borne disease also transmitted by sexual transmission and mainly affect on the forthcoming generation. Due to novel method of transmission of disease to human, global collaboration about disease control is required.

Keywords: Zika, aedes, sexual transmission, control

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Sarizadeh , H., & Vatandoost , H. (2024). Zika, An Emerging Zoonosis, Vector-Borne and Sexual Transmission Disease, A Multifaceted Threat to Future Generations . Asian Journal of Research in Medicine and Medical Science, 6(1), 48–55. Retrieved from https://globalpresshub.com/index.php/AJRMMS/article/view/2021


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