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    • Epidemiological Alert. Zika virus infection. 7 May 2015 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C, PAHO, 2015-05)
      [Situation summary]. The Zika virus was first isolated in 1947 in Zika Forest (Uganda), in a Rhesus monkey during a study of the transmission of wild yellow fever. It was first isolated in humans in 1952 (Uganda, Tanzania). ...
    • Epidemiological Alert, Zika virus infection (7 May 2015) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2015-05-07)
      The Zika virus was first isolated in 1947 in Zika Forest (Uganda), in a Rhesus monkey during a study of the transmission of wild yellow fever. It was first isolated in humans in 1952 (Uganda, Tanzania). In 1968 the virus ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Zika virus infection (16 October 2015) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2015-10-16)
      Since 2014, indigenous circulation of Zika virus (ZIKV) has been detected in the Americas. In February 2014, the public health authorities of Chile confirmed the first case of indigenous transmission of Zika virus infection ...
    • Epidemiological Alert, Neurological syndrome, congenital malformations, and Zika virus infection. Implications for public health in the Americas (1 December 2015) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2015-12-01)
      As of 1 December 2015, nine Member States in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous circulation of Zika virus: Brazil, Chile (on Easter Island), Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Suriname, and Venezuela.
    • Boletín de la Cooperación Técnica, Enero-Abril de 2016 

      Organización Panamericana de la Salud (La Habana, OPS, 2016-01)
      Boletín de la CT correspondiente a enero-abril de 2016 donde unos de los principales eventos de este período fue la realización en cuba de la Reunión Subregional de Gerentes de Centro America, República Dominicana, Cuba y ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Neurological syndrome, congenital anomalies, and Zika virus infection (17 January 2016) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-01-17)
      From February 20141 to 17 January 2016, there are 18 countries and territories in the Americas that have confirmed autochthonous circulation of Zika virus (ZIKV) in 2015 and 2016: Brazil, Barbados, Colombia, Ecuador, El ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Zika virus infection (17 February 2016) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-02-17)
      During Epidemiological Week 6 of 2015, two new additional countries/territories have reported laboratory-confirmed autochthonous (local) transmission of Zika virus: Aruba and Bonaire, bringing the Regional total to 28 ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Zika virus infection (24 February 2016) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-02-24)
      Since last update (February 18, 2016), three additional countries/territories have reported their first autochthonous (locally-acquired) confirmed cases of ZIKV: Saint Maarten (Kingdom of the Netherlands), Saint Vincent ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Zika (3 March 2016) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-03-03)
      Since last update (February 24, 2016), no additional countries/territories have reported autochthonous (locally acquired) confirmed cases of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection. Thirty-one countries / territories in the Americas ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Zika (10 March 2016) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-03-10)
      Since last update (3 March 2016), no additional countries/territories have reported autochthonous (locally acquired) confirmed cases of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection in the Region of the Americas. Thirty-one countries/territories ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Zika (17 March 2016) 

      Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-03-17)
      Available data reported suggests a downward trend in reporting of Zika virus cases in the Region of the Americas. However, some countries and territories (Dominican Republic, French overseas collectivities in the Americas, ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Zika (24 March 2016) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-03-24)
      Overall, reporting of Zika virus cases in the Region of the Americas is still showing a downward trend which is also observed with the other arbovirus circulating in the Region as shown in Colombia, El Salvador, and Honduras. ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Zika (31 March 2016) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-03-31)
      Since the detection of Zika virus in Brazil in 2015 to date, 33 countries and territories have confirmed autochthonous vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas. No new countries or territories ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Zika (8 April 2016) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-04-08)
      Since the last epidemiological update (31 March 2016), one additional country, Saint Lucia reported its first autochthonous (locally-acquired) confirmed cases of Zika virus infection on 7 April. This brings the total to ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Zika (14 April 2016) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-04-14)
      To date, 35 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas since 2015. Belize is investigating a potential case of autochthonous transmission reported ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Zika (21 April 2016) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-04-21)
      To date, 35 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas since 2015 . Since the last Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Zika (28 April 2016) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-04-28)
      To date, 35 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas since 2015. Since the last Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization ...
    • Boletín de la Cooperación Técnica, Mayo-Junio de 2016 

      Organización Panamericana de la Salud (La Habana, OPS, 2016-05)
      Boletín con resumen de actividades de la CT de OPS/OMS Cuba. Este número ofrece entre sus notas el IV Taller de actualización del instrumento de monitoreo de la Salud Universal y el Curso internacional "Emergencias sanitarias ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Zika (5 May 2016) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-05-05)
      To date, 38 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas since 2015. Since the last Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization ...
    • Epidemiological Update, Zika (12 May 2016) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-05-12)
      To date, 38 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas since 2015 (Figure 1). Since the last Pan American Health Organization/ World Health ...