Zika Virus Disease (ZVD) is a viral illness spread primarily through the bite of infected Aedes mosquitos. This review will provide a brief overview of the history of ZVD, epidemiology, prevention, clinical presentation, management and complications to help better prepare the paramedic for potential encounters with patients with ZVD.
Johnston, William and Batt, Alan M., "Zika Virus: What Paramedics Need to Know" (2016). Faculty & Staff Publications - Public Safety. 12.