Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

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Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

By Donald G. McNeil, Jr. (W.W. Norton & Co., 2016)

In August 2015, during a powerful El Nino year, Brazil recorded 1.6 million cases of the mosquito-borne virus dengue — or so everyone initially thought. The Brazilian health minister was not really worried when the disease instead turned out to be Zika virus, a mild virus first seen in Africa years earlier. Nine months later, the catastrophic consequences of that virus no longer looked so mild. In the wake of the Zika outbreak, Brazil has reported a 20 ...

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Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

Reviewed By Christine Contillo, RN, BSN, PHN

In August 2015, during a powerful El Nino year, Brazil recorded 1.6 million cases of the mosquito-borne virus dengue — or so everyone ...

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