Aedes mosquitoes and Zika virus infection: an A to Z of emergence?

O nce again the world is forced to face an emerging disease threat; this time arising from a mosquito-borne agent that has spread by stealth around the globe. Zika virus was first discovered in 1947 in the Zika Forest of Uganda during an intensive search for yellow fever virus funded by the British Government and the Rockefeller Foundation. The virus was… CONTINUE READING