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Zika virus has been in the news recently, especially regarding the risk of birth defects when pregnant women become infected with the virus.  Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites.  It is not spread from person to person.  Zika virus disease is generally mild.  Symptoms include fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red, irritated eyes). Visit our Zika Virus Awareness page that has detailed and useful information in the link below from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Zika Virus Awareness

Please view Cherokee Nation’s Zika Virus fact sheet or key messages about the Zika Virus from the CDC.

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