Potential Mechanisms for Enhanced Zika Epidemic and Disease.

@article{Xia2018PotentialMF,
  title={Potential Mechanisms for Enhanced Zika Epidemic and Disease.},
  author={Hongjie Xia and Xuping Xie and Chao Shan and Pei-Yong Shi},
  journal={ACS infectious diseases},
  year={2018},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={656-659}
}
A number of mechanisms have driven the explosive epidemics and severe diseases of Zika virus since 2007. Here, we comment on how herd immunity, heterologous flavivirus preimmunity, and viral mutations could enhance the epidemic potential and disease severity of Zika virus in humans.