Global risk of Zika virus depends critically on vector status of Aedes albopictus.

@article{Gardner2016GlobalRO,
  title={Global risk of Zika virus depends critically on vector status of Aedes albopictus.},
  author={Lauren M Gardner and Nan Chen and Sahotra Sarkar},
  journal={The Lancet. Infectious diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={
          522-523
        }
}
www.thelancet.com/infection Published online March 17, 2016 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(16)00176-6 1 The following inferences can be drawn from the resulting relative risk map (figure). First, if A aegypti is the only competent Zika virus vector, then risk is geographically restricted; in North America to Florida, Louisiana, and Texas. Second, if A albopictus is a competent vector, then there is risk of autochthonous transmission cycles in Canada, Chile, much of western Europe, as well… CONTINUE READING
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