About one in five people develop symptoms and infection is usually mild. The most common symptoms are fever, rash, joint pain or red eyes. Other common symptoms include muscle pain and headache. Symptoms usually begin 2-7 days after being bitten by an infected mosquito and last several days to a week. No vaccine or preventive drug is available at this time.
To learn more about the Zika virus and how to prevent infection, download the New Jersey Department of Health Zika FAQ guide at http://ow.ly/huKt3010Wgs.
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