Zika Virus Disease: A Simple Model Approach to Rapid Impact Assessment

BioRxiv : the Preprint Server for Biology
James Wilson

Abstract

There has been substantial media attention regarding Zika infection as a threat to pregnancy, prompted by WHOs declaration of a Public Health Event of International Concern (PHEIC). Here we present a simple risk assessment model for two states within the continental United States at-risk for autochthonous transmission of Zika virus, Texas and Florida. Our simple impact assessment model is partially validating at this early interval in the crisis.

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Grade III Meningioma
Zika Virus Disease (Disorder)
Attention
Public Health Domain
Public Area
Zika virus (organism)
Risk Assessment

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