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Mapping global environmental suitability for Zika virus

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Zika virus was discovered in Uganda in 1947 and is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes, which also act as vectors for dengue and chikungunya viruses throughout much of the tropical world. In 2007, an outbreak in the Federated States of Micronesia sparked public health concern. In 2013, the virus began to spread across other parts of Oceania and in 2015, a large outbreak in Latin America began in Brazil. Possible associations with microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome observed in this outbreak ...

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Zoology
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDM
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Human Genetics Wt Centre
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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDM
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NDM Experimental Medicine
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Wellcome Trust
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Hay, S
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Senior Research Fellowship 095066
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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Brady, O
Pigott, D
Hay, S
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International research Consortium on Dengue Risk Assessment Management and Surveillance
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Messina, J
Kraemer, M
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eLife Sciences Publications
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eLife More from this journal
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5
Article number:
e15272
Publication date:
2016-06-01
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2016-04-10
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2050-084X
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2016-04-25

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