The Role of Nurse in a Woman Who Infected Zika Virus Caring

  • Pranee Sadkong วิทยาลัยพยาบาลบรมราชชนนี ขอนแก่น
  • Benjaporn Thitiyarnviroj วิทยาลัยพยาบาลบรมราชชนนี ขอนแก่น
  • Pawintra Manadee วิทยาลัยพยาบาลบรมราชชนนี ขอนแก่น
  • Wannaphon Khampila
  • Sukanya Raksri วิทยาลัยพยาบาลบรมราชชนนี ขอนแก่น
  • Kulap Chaipunha วิทยาลัยพยาบาลบรมราชชนนี ขอนแก่น


The World Health Organization has conclude situation of Zika virus infection that Zika virus originates from Brazil and spread around the world. It has spread in Africa, America and Asia in Thailand. The Department of Disease Control in 2018 found that 130 pregnant women were infected with Zika virus, which were classified as infected, 76 with symptoms and 54 were asymptomatic. Zika Virus Disease; ZIKV is an infection caused by Flavivirus and Aedes mosquito is the carrier of the disease. Zika virus can be spread from mosquito bites, person to person and sexually transmitted. Therefore, Zika virus infection can happen to anyone. In case of pregnant women infected with the Zika virus, it can have severe effects on the pregnancy, both on the pregnant woman and the fetus too. Thus, Community health nurse and midwives nurses is important role in educating, raising awareness, monitor the situation outbreak, and relevant educational or research information disease prevention. To bring knowledge that is up-to-date to distribute to the public.


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