Zika

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Zika is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. [Army Doctor CC BY 2.0]

Zika

/ ˈzikə /
noun

a virus transmitted by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that can cause microcephaly in babies if the mother is infected before giving birth:
the Zika virus | In most people the symptoms of Zika are mild.