How common is complete recovery from Zika virus infection?

Updated: Dec 11, 2018
  • Author: Bhagyashri D Navalkele, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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More commonly, patients recover quickly and fully. In a review of 49 confirmed and 59 probable cases of Zika virus infection occurring in a 2007 outbreak on Yap Island, Micronesia, no hospitalizations, hemorrhagic complications, or deaths were attributed to the infection. [5]


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