Zika virus [to 7 January 2017]
Zika situation report – 05 January 2017
Full report: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/252762/1/zikasitrep5Jan17-eng.pdf?ua=1
:: Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:
:: Countries and territories reporting microcephaly and other central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:
:: Countries and territories reporting Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:
:: This is the last weekly situation report. Going forward, the reports will be published every two weeks. The next report will be issued on 19 January.
:: Overall, the global risk assessment has not changed. Zika virus continues to spread geographically to areas where competent vectors are present. Although a decline in cases of Zika infection has been reported in some countries, or in some parts of countries, vigilance needs to remain high.
Zika Open [to 7 January 2017]
[Bulletin of the World Health Organization]
:: All papers available here
No new papers identified.
CDC Highlights Significant Contributions in the Fight against Zika in 2016
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2016
Seventy years after CDC was founded to fight mosquitoes that carried malaria, CDC found itself entrenched in combat with another mosquito-borne illness, Zika virus.