What Is Zika Virus And Should We Be Worried?

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The Zika Virus is sparking panic as the virus spreads rapidly through the Americas. So what happens to people infected with Zika Virus and is it dangerous?

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Spread of Zika alarming, 4 million cases a possibility: WHO
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-zika-who-idUSKCN0V61JB
“Zika virus – linked to severe birth defects in thousands of babies in Brazil – is spreading ‘explosively’ and could affect as many as four million people in the Americas, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.”

Zika virus to spread to all but 2 countries in the Americas, WHO predicts
http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/25/health/who-zika-virus-americas/
“The World Health Organization anticipates that the Zika virus will spread to all but two countries in South, Central and North America.”

As Zika virus spreads, El Salvador asks women not to get pregnant until 2018
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/as-zika-virus-spreads-el-salvador-asks-women-not-to-get-pregnant-until-2018/2016/01/22/1dc2dadc-c11f-11e5-98c8-7fab78677d51_story.html
“The rapid spread of the Zika virus has prompted Latin American governments to urge women not to get pregnant for up to two years, an extraordinary precaution aimed at avoiding birth defects believed to be linked to the mosquito-borne illness.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/23/health/cdc-issues-travel-alert-for-8-more-locations-over-zika-virus.html?_r=0&mtrref=undefined&gwh=323F463975518299A9D723877BAB2D1E&gwt=pay
“Federal health officials on Friday added eight destinations to the list of those to which pregnant women should not travel in order to avoid infection with the Zika virus, which has been linked to brain damage in newborns.”

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