Zika outbreak may be coming to an end

Scientists have measured the Zika burden in a Brazilian metropolis, and their data indicate that the outbreak may be coming to an end and further outbreaks in the region seem unlikely. The study has also provided new evidence supporting the link between Zika infection during pregnancy and malformations in newborns. A third finding is important with regard to intervention measures: Zika virus infection predominantly affects poor regions.

Zika outbreak may be coming to an end

Scientists have measured the Zika burden in a Brazilian metropolis, and their data indicate that the outbreak may be coming to an end and further outbreaks in the region seem unlikely. The study ...

Fri 17 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

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