Zika virus

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This word may also be spelled "Zika.”
Zika virus(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (general)
a. el virus del Zika
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The Zika virus is extremely contagious.El virus del Zika es extremadamente contagioso.
b. el virus de Zika
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The Aedes aegypti mosquito is a vector for several viruses, including the Zika virus.El mosquito Aedes aegypti es un vector para varios virus, incluyendo el virus de Zika.
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