Southern Europe risks Zika outbreaks this summer

Posted by on June 10, 2016 3:27 pm
Categories: health

Established Aedes-mosquito population could spread the Zika virus in Europe this summer if infected travelers introduce the virus. An analysis of temperatures, vectorial capacity, basic reproductive number (R0), and air traveler flows suggests parts of Southern Europe may be at risk for Zika outbreaks between June and August, according to a study.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *