Mosquito bites have a host of potential issues. If there is no chance I will become pregnant, should the potential for zika cause me anymore concern about mosquito bites then all of the other things they can carry?

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For adults, Zika virus is like flu. Apart from fever and maybe nausea, you shouldn't have to worry.

Edit: since it seems sources are of bad need, here is one confirmation from a very recent study (Petersen 2016).

Source : http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971216000217

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    References to back this up?
    – Lucky
    May 22, 2016 at 14:16

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