Caption: Zika virus particles, animation. Zika virus is an RNA (ribonucleic acid) virus from the Flaviviridae family. The virus has an icosahedral capsid containing the genetic material, surrounded by a protein envelope. It is transmitted to humans via the bites of infected Aedes mosquitoes, and there have been reports of sexual transmission. It causes Zika fever, a mild disease with symptoms including rash, joint pain and conjunctivitis. In 2015 a previously unknown connection between Zika infection in pregnant women and microcephaly (small head) in newborns was reported. This can cause miscarriage or death soon after birth, or lead to developmental deficits.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 10 seconds or greater, animated, animation, arbovirus, arthropod borne virus, biological, biology, birth defect, blue, disease, disorder, epidemic, flaviviridae, flavivirus, floating, healthcare, icosahedral, infection, infectious, many, medical, medicine, micro-organism, micro-organisms, microbe, microbes, microbiological, microbiology, microcephaly, microorganism, microorganisms, mosquito, multiple, no-one, nobody, outbreak, particle, pathogen, pathogenic, pink, pregnancy, pregnant, red, rna virus, teratogenic, viral, virion, virology, virus, zika fever, zika virus, zikv

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.

Zika virus particles, animation

K005/6282 Royalty Free

Downloadable master

Duration: 00:00:12.01

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 25

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 339.1M


Capture format: QuickTime Animation

Codec: Photo - JPEG

Please contact Science Photo Library if you require the original, or other formats.


Save watermarked comp

Request un-watermarked file

Price clip Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator