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January 15, 2016
New Zika virus spread model

Anticipating the international spread of Zika virus from Brazil by Kraemer et al published in The Lancet today, considers the recent Zika virus epidemic in Brazil and the spread to additional countries.

The article describes how the authors created a global Zika virus spread model and idenitfies the potential risks of Zika virus rapidly spreading across Latin America and the Caribbean.

 

New York Times articles containing the authors' Aedes maps from The global distribution of the arbovirus vectors Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus by Kraemer et al.:

U.S. Becomes More Vulnerable to Tropical Diseases Like Zika

C.D.C. May Warn Pregnant Women Against Travel to Countries With Zika Virus