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#Zika #Global #situation #report, 05 January 2017 (@WHO, summary)

 

Title: #Zika #Global #situation #report, 05 January 2017.

Subject: Zika Virus Infection and related complications, WHO weekly report.

Source: World Health Organization, full page: (LINK). Summary.

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Zika situation report, 05 January 2017

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Zika virus, Microcephaly and Guillain-BarrĂ© syndrome: |-- Read the full situation report –|

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|-- Download the map png, 945kb –|

|-- List of countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission (Table 1) pdf, 83kb –|

 

Key updates

  • Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:
    • None
  • Countries and territories reporting microcephaly and other central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:
    • None
  • Countries and territories reporting Guillain-BarrĂ© syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:
    • None
  • This is the last weekly situation report. Going forward, the reports will be published every two weeks. The next report will be issued on 19 January.

 

Analysis

  • Overall, the global risk assessment has not changed.
  • Zika virus continues to spread geographically to areas where competent vectors are present.
  • Although a decline in cases of Zika infection has been reported in some countries, or in some parts of countries, vigilance needs to remain high.

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Keywords: WHO; Worldwide; Updates; Zika Virus.

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