Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Zika Virus - what is the threat? get the facts from our recommended academic resources

With fears that the spread of the Zika virus may threaten the 2016 Olympics. Get some facts from our recommended research resources.

What is the Zika virus?
Get some facts and information on symptoms from the WHO website fact sheets.
WHO public advice on the Olympics
For more medical research studies see the WHO/ PAHO database which lists studies. 
PLOS - access free full text medical and epidemiological articles
Elsevier Zika Resource Centre- free access to materials made available by the publisher includes articles from the Lancet
Search for further articles on PubMed

Which countries are effected?
 PAHO has a timeline and interactive maps of cases.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention maps
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control maps.

National government reports.

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