The mysterious Zika virus: Adding to the tropical flavivirus mayhem

Abstract

Until now, known as the demure cousin of dengue virus (DENV) inhabiting Africa, Zika virus (ZIKV) has reinvented itself to cause explosive epidemics captivating the Western hemisphere. The outbreak causing potential for ZIKV was realized when it made its way from Africa to Yap Island Micronesia in 2007, and in French Polynesia in 2013. From there, it moved… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0022-3859.191006

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@inproceedings{Mishra2016TheMZ, title={The mysterious Zika virus: Adding to the tropical flavivirus mayhem}, author={Budhadeba Mishra and Bijayini Behera}, booktitle={Journal of postgraduate medicine}, year={2016} }