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Imported Zika virus in a European city: How to prevent local transmission?

Abstract:
Background: On February 1st 2016 the WHO declared the Zika Virus (ZIKV) infection a worldwide public health emergency because of its rapid expansion and severe complications, such as Guillain-Barré Syndrome or microcephaly in newborn. The huge amount of people traveling to endemic areas and the presence of Aedes albopictus in Barcelona increase the risk of autochtonous transmission. The objective of this study was to describe the first ZIKV cases diagnosed in our city and to ... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.3389/fmicb.2017.01319

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Millet, J-P More by this author
Montalvo, T More by this author
Bueno-Marí, R More by this author
Romero-Tamarit, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
ORCID:
0000-0003-1202-9153
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Publisher:
Frontiers Media Publisher's website
Journal:
Frontiers in microbiology Journal website
Volume:
8
Pages:
Article: 1319
Publication date:
2017-07-18
Acceptance date:
2017-06-29
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EISSN:
1664-302X
Pubs id:
pubs:943983
URN:
uri:8d731af6-e55c-4e1b-8427-4bdf4fa717d7
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uuid:8d731af6-e55c-4e1b-8427-4bdf4fa717d7
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pubs:943983

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