Zika: Epidemiological Update; 21 April 2016
World Health Organization, Pan American Health Organization. 04/21/2016This 11-page document provides an update on the incidence and trends of the Zika virus outbreak. It reports on trends of reported arbovirus cases (dengue, chikungunya, and Zika virus) and suspected measles and rubella cases; Zika virus in pregnant women; congenital syndrome associated with Zika virus; Guillain-Barre syndrome and neurological disorders; and significant findings. (PDF)
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