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International bodies and organizations have highlighted that Cuba is a model for many nations, because in addition to offering its international collaboration, it has also trained more than 29 thousand doctors from a hundred territories.

And it is that “Cuba is not only committed to the health of its people, but to that of the region and the world. Solidarity is a basic principle of the Cuban Revolution, ”the Ministry of Foreign Relations published on its official Twitter account.

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The Zika virus is similar to the dengue, yellow fever, and West Nile viruses.

The Zika virus, which is carried by infected mosquitoes of the Aedes aegypti species, is transmitted mainly through a bite, but can also be contracted by intrauterine infection.

If an infected mosquito bites and infects a pregnant woman, the Zika virus can pass to the placenta and affect the embryo. Although anyone can get the Zika virus, pregnant women who become infected are at the highest risk due to the possibility of fetal microcephaly and other neurological abnormalities.

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Symptoms of Zika include a mild fever, muscle and joint pain, as well as red eyes and red patches on the skin. The disease is transmitted by the same dengue mosquito, and symptoms usually occur 10 days after the bite.

Generally, Zika virus transmission occurs through the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, but there have been cases of people infected through sexual contact without a condom.

One of the main complications of this disease occurs when the mother is infected with the virus, which can cause microcephaly, a serious neurological disorder in her baby.

Zika Virus Symptoms
The symptoms of Zika are similar to those of dengue, however, the Zika virus is weaker and therefore the symptoms are milder and disappear after 4 to 7 days, but it is important to consult a doctor to confirm that you really it's with Zika. Initially, the symptoms may be mistaken for a simple flu, causing

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What is genital herpes?

Herpes simplex virus infection, commonly referred to as herpes, can be caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) or herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). HSV-1 is spread primarily by mouth-to-mouth contact and causes an infection in or around the mouth (oral or cold sores). HSV-2 is transmitted almost exclusively sexually and causes an infection in the genital or anal area (genital herpes). However, HSV-1 can also be transmitted to the genital area through orogenital contact and cause genital herpes.

How common is genital herpes?

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