Thrall Independent School District

Skip to main content
Mobile Menu

Zika Virus

  • Zika virus disease is caused by a virus transmitted primarily by Aedesmosquitoes.
  • People with Zika virus disease can have symptoms including mild fever, skin rash, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain, malaise or headache. These symptoms normally last for 2-7 days.
  • There is scientific consensus that Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome. Links to other neurological complications are also being investigated.
                                http://www.texaszika.org/
                                        http://www.wcchd.org/services/disease_mgmt/fight_the_bite_-_williamson_county/index.php