Increasing genetic diversity of Zika virus in the Latin American outbreak

  title={Increasing genetic diversity of Zika virus in the Latin American outbreak},
  author={Weifeng Shi and Zhenjie Zhang and Cheng Ling and Michael Carr and Yigang Tong and George F. Gao},
  booktitle={Emerging microbes & infections},
Dear Editor, The spread of the emerging zoonotic arboviral agent, Zika virus (ZIKV), in the Americas and its association with congenital abnormalities,1,2 including in utero growth restriction, placental insufficiency, microcephaly and fetal death, as well as neurological conditions, such as Guillain Barré syndrome, has led the World Health Organization to declare a public health emergency of international concern on 1 February 2016. As of 17 March 2016, 33 countries and territories in Latin… CONTINUE READING
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