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Establishment and cryptic transmission of Zika virus in Brazil and the Americas

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Transmission of Zika virus (ZIKV) in the Americas was first confirmed in May 2015 in northeast Brazil1. Brazil has had the highest number of reported ZIKV cases worldwide (more than 200,000 by 24 December 20162) and the most cases associated with microcephaly and other birth defects (2,366 confirmed by 31 December 20162). Since the initial detection of ZIKV in Brazil, more than 45 countries in the Americas have reported local ZIKV transmission, with 24 of these reporting severe ZIKV-associate...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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University of Oxford
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Zoology
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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Zoology
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Faria, N
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Sir Henry Dale Fellowship (grant 204311/Z/16/Z
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Wu, C
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101237/Z/13/Z
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Hill, S
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Wu, C
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101237/Z/13/Z
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Wu, C
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Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
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Nature Journal website
Volume:
546
Issue:
7658
Pages:
406–410
Publication date:
2017-05-24
Acceptance date:
2017-05-02
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
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702715
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2017-07-03

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