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21 Oct 2016

#Zika #situation #report, 20 October 2016 (@WHO, summary)

 

Title: #Zika #situation #report, 20 October 2016.

Subject: Zika Virus Infection and related complications; weekly global update.

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

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Zika situation report, 20 October 2016

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

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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:
    • Grenada
  • Countries and territories reporting Guillain-BarrĂ© syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:
    • None
  • The Ministry of Health of Viet Nam has reported a case of microcephaly, for which testing is underway to determine the cause.

 

Analysis

  • Overall, the global risk assessment has not changed.

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Keywords: Zika Virus; Updates; WHO; Worldwide.

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