A Zika virus from America is more efficiently transmitted than an Asian virus by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes from Asia

Abstract

Zika is a mosquito-borne disease associated with neurological disorders that causes an on-going pandemic. The first outbreak was recorded in Micronesia in 2007, then in French Polynesia in 2014 from which it spread to South America in 2015 and ignited a widespread epidemic. Interestingly, Zika outbreaks in Asia remained of moderate intensity although the… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-01282-6

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@inproceedings{Pompon2017AZV, title={A Zika virus from America is more efficiently transmitted than an Asian virus by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes from Asia}, author={Julien Pompon and Ronald Morales-Vargas and Menchie Manuel and Cheong Huat Tan and Thomas Vial and Jun Hao Tan and October Michael Sessions and Pedro Fernando da Costa Vasconcelos and Lee Ching Ng and Doroth{\'e}e Miss{\'e}}, booktitle={Scientific reports}, year={2017} }