Congenital Zika Syndrome

First published : 22 November 2018 Last updated : 25 March 2020

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Measles is a highly infectious viral illness with the potential for serious and life threatening complications

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Chikungunya

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Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease, transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito occurring in many tropical regions of the world

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Measles is a highly infectious viral illness with the potential for serious and life threatening complications

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Mpox (monkeypox) is an infectious disease caused by the mpox virus

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Pertussis

Pertussis, also known as whooping cough is typically spread by the respiratory route when, for example, an infected person coughs or sneezes

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Avian influenza (bird flu)

An infection in birds caused by several strains of influenza A virus and some of these strains have spread from wild birds to domestic poultry

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In many parts of the world, poor air quality is a significant public health problem

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