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Zika virus outbreak on Yap Island, Federated States of Micronesia.
This outbreak of Zika virus illness in Micronesia represents transmission of Zikairus outside Africa and Asia and clinicians and public health officials should be aware of the risk of further expansion of Zika viruses transmission. Expand
Dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever.
Control of dengue at the present time is dependent on control of the principal vector mosquito, A. aegypti, and indigenous transmission in the continental United States remains a public health concern. Expand
Zika Virus Outside Africa
  • E. Hayes
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Emerging infectious diseases
  • 1 September 2009
This bacterium has been isolated from the faeces of people infected with the E.coli B virus, which has the ability to spread through the immune system and cause fever and diarrhoea. Expand
Epidemiology and Transmission Dynamics of West Nile Virus Disease
Since 1999, >16,000 cases in the United States were transmitted by Culex mosquitoes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Expand
Epidemic West Nile encephalitis, New York, 1999: results of a household-based seroepidemiological survey
A household-based seroepidemiological survey to assess more clearly the public-health impact of the 1999 West Nile virus epidemic, its range of illness, and risk factors associated with infection in New York City, USA. Expand
Virology, Pathology, and Clinical Manifestations of West Nile Virus Disease
Virologic characteristics of WNV likely interact with host factors in the pathogenesis of fever, meningitis, encephalitis, and flaccid paralysis.
Surveillance for Lyme disease--United States, 1992-1998.
The results presented in this report will help clinicians evaluate the prior probability of Lyme disease and provide the framework for targeting human Lyme disease vaccine use and other prevention and treatment interventions. Expand
An outbreak of primary pneumonic tularemia on Martha's Vineyard.
Study of this outbreak of primary pneumonic tularemia on Martha's Vineyard implicates lawn mowing and brush cutting as risk factors for this infection. Expand
Texas Lifestyle Limits Transmission of Dengue Virus
It is concluded that the low prevalence of dengue in the United States is primarily due to economic, rather than climatic, factors. Expand
West Nile virus: epidemiology and clinical features of an emerging epidemic in the United States.
New information on the epidemiology and clinical aspects of WNV disease derived from greatly expanded surveillance and research on WNV during the past six years are reviewed. Expand