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Zika Virus is an emerging mosquito-borne virus originating from the Zika Forest, Uganda. It is estimated that 1 in 5 people infected with the virus are symptomatic . It is the first recorded arbovirus to cause congenital symptoms. There is a proven link between Zika infection and the neurological manifestations (congenital Zika virus syndrome); microcephaly in infants and Guillain-Barré syndrome [1, 2, 3, 4]. Usual symptoms include conjunctivitis, mild fever, rash. Ae. aegypti is the primary vector outside of Africa. Multiple other Aedes spp. including Aedes africanus and Aedes furcifer are competent vectors . Symptoms of this arbovirus last 2-7 days. There are four modes of transmission: through mosquito bites, maternally/through vertical transmission (from female mosquito to offspring), via blood transfusion (undocumented cases) and sexually, which is unprecedented. There have been official cases of Zika infection from 2015 in southern Atlantic and Gulf states of the United States. This spread of the disease is restricted by the habitat in which the vector can survive. However, if Ae. albopictus became competent through viral mutation – other areas of US and temperate locations would be at greater risk .