2015
DOI: 10.3855/jidc.7230
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Zika: the new arbovirus threat for Latin America

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“…Although ZIKV was first isolated in 1947 in Central Africa [1], significant research has been conducted for the first time during the past months (ending 2015-beginning 2016) [15], in countries particularly such as Brazil and in Colombia, due to the recent emergence in the Americas.…”
Section: -2016mentioning
confidence: 99%
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“…Although ZIKV was first isolated in 1947 in Central Africa [1], significant research has been conducted for the first time during the past months (ending 2015-beginning 2016) [15], in countries particularly such as Brazil and in Colombia, due to the recent emergence in the Americas.…”
Section: -2016mentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Zika virus (ZIKV) epidemics have significantly affected territories or countries in the Americas (46 as of September 2016) [1]. Although Colombia is not the country with the highest number of cases, which is Brazil, its cumulative incidence rate is higher (around 210 cases/100,000 in Colombia and 130 cases/100,000 in Brazil).…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The recent outbreak of Zika virus (ZIKV) through Latin America and the Caribbean [1,2] has drawn the attention of the world towards this relatively unknown and unstudied virus, particularly for its association with pregnancy and the related increased number of newborn presenting microcephaly reported in Brazil [3]. Furthermore, a major concern is related to the upcoming Olympic games in Brazil in August this year; for this reason health information for travelling was issued by Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) [4] as well as for religious mass gatherings such as Umrah, taking place between June and September and Hajj in September when more than 7 million pilgrims will reach Saudi Arabia from all over the world including Latin America [5].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Finally, these observations on DENV and CHIKV associated cardiovascular manifestations could be useful for management of Zika virus infections, which are currently causing epidemics in Latin America 4345 . Cardiovascular compromise has already been described and reported in fatal cases 46, 47 .…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 93%