Zika Virus: What We Know (And What We Don’t)

The Zika Virus is spreading at an alarming rate. SciShow News will explain what we know and what we don’t know thus far.

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Sources:
UN speech: Zika is “spreading explosively”: http://who.int/dg/speeches/2016/zika-situation/en/

Zika virus disease epidemic ECDC document – update 21st January http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications/Publications/rapid-risk-assessment-zika-virus-first-update-jan-2016.pdf

Physician alert on Zika / microcephaly http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/uog.15831/abstract

2007 Zika outbreak on Yap http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa0805715

Zika virus outside Africa http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/15/9/09-0442_article

CDC – Zika affected areas http://www.cdc.gov/zika/geo/

CDC – Travel advice for Zika http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/zika-travel-information

Zika vaccine 10 years away http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-35423288

http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications/Publications/zika-virus-americas-association-with-microcephaly-rapid-risk-assessment.pdf

Images:
http://www.cdc.gov/zika/geo/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aedes_aegypti#/media/File:Aedes_aegypti_E-A-Goeldi_1905.jpg

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