In 2016, Zika virus disease became a nationally notifiable condition. The virus is transmitted to humans primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The World Health Organization expects the Zika Virus to eventually spread to all of the Americas except for Canada and Chile. Most disconcerting is a link between the Zika virus and microcephaly. No vaccine exists and mosquito protection and eradication remain the best defense for minimizing viral spread.
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Below are resources from various agencies that are providing updates on this virus. Please monitor these sites frequently for the most current information.
In addition Amadeo has launched a new weekly Zika Virus Infection Newsletter that you can subscribe to here.