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Zika virus outbreak on Yap Island, Federated States of Micronesia.
- Mark R. Duffy, Tai-Ho Chen, +17 authors E. Hayes
- The New England journal of medicine
- 10 December 2009
BACKGROUND In 2007, physicians on Yap Island reported an outbreak of illness characterized by rash, conjunctivitis, and arthralgia. Although serum from some patients had IgM antibody against dengue… Expand
Motivations for sex and risky sexual behavior among adolescents and young adults: a functional perspective.
The implications of a functionalist perspective for understanding sexual risk taking are explored. Key motivational dimensions thought to underlie human behavior (viz., approach vs. avoidance,… Expand
Changing patterns of chikungunya virus: re-emergence of a zoonotic arbovirus.
Arthropod-borne viruses (arboviruses) are the causative agents of some of the most important emerging infectious diseases and are responsible for significant global public health problems (Gubler,… Expand
Re-emergence of Chikungunya and O'nyong-nyong viruses: evidence for distinct geographical lineages and distant evolutionary relationships.
- A. Powers, A. Brault, R. Tesh, S. Weaver
- Medicine, Biology
- The Journal of general virology
- 1 February 2000
Chikungunya (CHIK) virus is a member of the genus Alphavirus in the family TOGAVIRIDAE: Serologically, it is most closely related to o'nyong-nyong (ONN) virus and is a member of the Semliki Forest… Expand
Chikungunya fever: an epidemiological review of a re-emerging infectious disease.
- J. Staples, R. Breiman, A. Powers
- Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
- 15 September 2009
Chikungunya fever is an acute febrile illness associated with severe, often debilitating polyarthralgias. The disease is caused by Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), an arthropod-borne virus that is… Expand
Evolutionary Relationships and Systematics of the Alphaviruses
ABSTRACT Partial E1 envelope glycoprotein gene sequences and complete structural polyprotein sequences were used to compare divergence and construct phylogenetic trees for the genus Alphavirus. Tree… Expand
Interim Guidance for Interpretation of Zika Virus Antibody Test Results.
- I. Rabe, J. Staples, +7 authors A. Powers
- MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
- 3 June 2016
Zika virus is a single-stranded RNA virus in the genus Flavivirus and is closely related to dengue, West Nile, Japanese encephalitis, and yellow fever viruses (1,2). Among flaviviruses, Zika and… Expand
A single positively selected West Nile viral mutation confers increased virogenesis in American crows
West Nile virus (WNV), first recognized in North America in 1999, has been responsible for the largest arboviral epiornitic and epidemic of human encephalitis in recorded history. Despite the… Expand
Mayaro virus disease: an emerging mosquito-borne zoonosis in tropical South America.
This report describes the clinical, laboratory, and epidemiological findings on 27 cases of Mayaro virus (MV) disease, an emerging mosquito-borne viral illness that is endemic in rural areas of… Expand