Zika virus in Asia

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Duong, Veasna ; Dussart, Philippe ; Buchy, Philippe (2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: International Journal of Infectious Diseases, volume 54, pages 121-128 (issn: 1201-9712, eissn: 1878-3511)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.11.420
  • Subject: RC109-216 | Zika virus | Asia | Infectious Diseases | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Microbiology (medical)
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Zika virus (ZIKV) is an emerging mosquito-borne virus that was first isolated from a sentinel rhesus monkey in the Zika Forest in Uganda in 1947. In Asia, the virus was isolated in Malaysia from Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in 1966, and the first human infections were repor... View more
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