After the epidemic: Zika virus projections for Latin America and the Caribbean

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Colón-González, Felipe J.; Peres, Carlos A.; Steiner São Bernardo, Christine; Hunter, Paul R.; Lake, Iain R.;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,volume 11,issue 11 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006007, pmc: PMC5683651
  • Subject: Eukaryota | Infectious Diseases | Marine and aquatic sciences | Morphogenesis | Public and Occupational Health | South America | Flaviviruses | Animals | Mosquitoes | Viruses | Biology and Life Sciences | Insect Vectors | Arthropoda | Insects | Viral Pathogens | RNA viruses | Public aspects of medicine | Organisms | Climatology | Microbial Pathogens | Research Article | Brazil | Earth sciences | Infectious Disease Control | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Geographical locations | Atmospheric science | Pathogens | Zika Virus | People and places | Species Interactions | Health Care | Microcephaly | Disease Vectors | Developmental Biology | Microbiology | Birth Defects | Medical Microbiology | RC955-962 | Economics | Congenital Disorders | RA1-1270 | Social Sciences | Oceanography | Medicine and Health Sciences | El Ni単o-Southern Oscillation | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Invertebrates | Health Economics

Background Zika is one of the most challenging emergent vector-borne diseases, yet its future public health impact remains unclear. Zika was of little public health concern until recent reports of its association with congenital syndromes. By 3 August 2017 ∼217,000 Zika... View more
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