The Difference Between Dengue And Zika

Dr. Sergio Cortes is a world renowned doctor that lives in the city of Rio De Janiero, Brazil. Dr. Cortes works as the State Health Secretary of Rio de Janeiro and he is a member of the national Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics in the Brazilian Confederation of Volley. Dr. Cortes is also a well known Harvard business school graduate.

Many individuals have heard of Dr. Cortes because of the many investigations that he has done on health matters. He has also written many articles that speak of his findings in orthopedics and also that give information to those individuals that are interested in finding ways to prevent and relieve medical problems. Dr. Cortes is an individual that not only enjoys being a doctor, but he has general concern for the safety and well-being of his patients and for individuals around the world. He is active on the social media, and he can be followed on twitter and linkedin.
Dr. Cortes did an interview with Noticias R7 in which he talked about how to differentiate the symptoms of the Dengue virus and
Zika virus. These two viruses are both transmitted by mosquitoes. Even though the symptoms of these two viruses are very similar, there are some ways to differentiate between the two. The things that these two viruses have in common are body aches and high fevers. It is very important to be able to tell the difference between these two diseases. Dengue is the first virus that he compared to the other. Dengue is categorized by muscle pain along with pain behind the eyes. The virus is categorized by itching and red eyes as well.

Regardless of if an individual is suffering from either virus, it is important for them to get medical care as soon as they realize that the symptoms could possibly point to one of these diseases. Dr. Cortes is involved in numerous studies to see if it is possible for an individual to become ill with both viruses at the same time.  There are many scientists that are involved in the creation of a vaccine that is hoped to prevent Dengue fever, and there are continued studies being done to see if it is possible to come up with a vaccine that can also prevent Chikungunya as well.

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