Recently the Washington Post * reported:
1 What is Zika?
2 When was Zika first discovered?
3 Who can be infected by Zika?
4 This map shows the countries that are currently affected by the outbreak of Zika. What country is missing?
5 The World Health Organization has declared the Zika outbreak a global public health emergency. When was the last time the WHO used this terminology?
6 How many people has WHO estimated could get Zika in the next 12 months
7 Which of the following is NOT known to be a symptom of Zika infection?
8 What percentage of people who catch Zika are believed to show symptoms?
9 Roughly how many adult deaths have been linked to Zika during this outbreak?
10 The recent outbreak of Zika is being linked to a rise in the number of cases of microcephaly. What is microcephaly?
11 What autoimmune disorder is also suspected of having a link to Zika?
12 How is Zika primarily spread?
13 Recently, a Dallas resident was infected with Zika. Why was this noteworthy?
14 True or false: Zika can be spread through blood transfusions.
15 True or false: Zika can be spread by kissing or sharing cutlery.
16 True or false: There is a proven link between the rise in the number of cases of microcephaly and the use of pesticides.
17 In response to the Zika outbreak, a number of Latin American countries have advised women to do what?
* to read the full Washington Post quiz by Adam Taylor, click on Quiz: What do you actually know about Zika?