Zika Virus, French Polynesia, South Pacific, 2013

  title={Zika Virus, French Polynesia, South Pacific, 2013},
  author={Van-Mai Cao-Lormeau and Claudine Roche and Anita Teissier and Emilie Robin and Anne-Laure Berry and Henri-Pierre Mallet and Amadou Alpha Sall and Didier Musso},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
To the Editor: Isolated in 1947 from a rhesus monkey in Zika forest , Uganda, Zika virus (ZIKV) is a mosquito-borne flavivirus (1). For half a century, ZIKV was described only as causing sporadic human infections in Africa and Asia, which was mostly confirmed by serologic methods (2). In 2007, the first ZIKV outbreak reported outside Africa and Asia was retrospectively documented from biological samples of patients on Yap Island, Federated States of Microne-sia, North Pacific, who had received… CONTINUE READING
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