18 citations
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... mosquitoes were refractory to Zika virus infection. We conclude that Anopheles gambiae, Anopheles stephensi, and Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes likely do not contribute significantly to Zika virus transmission to humans ... //... Zika virus is a newly emergent mosquito-borne flavivirus that has caused recent large outbreaks in the new world, leading to dramatic increases in serious disease pathology including Guillain-Barre syndrome, newborn ... ... Introduction Zika virus (ZIKV) is a mosquito-borne flavivirus first isolated in 1947 from a sentinel rhesus macaque monkey (Macaca mulatta), and in 1948 from Aedes africanus mosquitoes ...

["Entomology","Virology","Global Health","Infectious Diseases","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3096
Sampled author keywords matching: Zika virus ...
4 citations
503 downloads
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... chikungunya, dengue, malaria, West Nile, and Zika. Then the identified types of model were further investigated. Second, we narrowed down our survey to focus on only Zika virus research. The terms we searched for were ... //... vector-borne virus studies, particularly in Zika virus simulations. These include compartmental, spatial, metapopulation, network, and individual-based models. We found that Zika models carried out for early epidemics ... ... necessary to foresee the probability of Zika importation into other unaffected countries. As Brazil was recently in the spotlight for Zika epidemics, models focused on the Zika virus escaping the country were increasingly ...

["Mathematical Biology","Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4526
Sampled author keywords matching: Zika ...
23 citations
1,652 downloads
6,459 views

... Background. An international spread of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection has attracted global attention. ZIKV is conveyed by a mosquito vector, Aedes species, which also acts as the vector species of dengue and chikungunya ... ... Introduction Zika virus belongs to the virus family Flaviviridae and genus Flavivirus, initially isolated from Zika forest in Uganda (Dick, 1952). Related to other arboviruses such as chikungunya ...

["Mathematical Biology","Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1904
Sampled author keywords matching: Zika virus ...

(A) The importation risk of ZIKV by week 92 is colored by intensity (0–20%, 20–40%, 40–60%, 60–80%). The origin country, Brazil, is colored in grey. Other additional countries colored in grey were excluded, because they experienced importation of ZIKV infection...

Figure 2 from Estimating risks of importation and local transmission of Zika virus infection

6 citations
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... Zika virus (ZIKV) is a vector-borne flavivirus that has caused recent outbreaks associated with serious disease in infants and newborns in the Americas. Aedes mosquitoes are the primary vectors for ZIKV, but little ... ... Introduction Zika virus is an emerging mosquito-borne flavivirus that has caused epidemics in the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Pacific Islands (Roth et al., 2014; Guerbois et al., 2016; ...

["Entomology","Parasitology","Virology","Infectious Diseases","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4324
4 citations
338 downloads
1,420 views

... Background Zika virus (ZIKV) transmission has been reported in 67 countries/territories in the Oceania region and the Americas since 2015, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare ZIKV as a Public ... //... temporal patterns and transmission potential of ZIKV in various countries/territories, by fitting the model to Zika case data from Yap Island and French Polynesia in the Oceania region and 11 countries/territories with ... ... Introduction Zika virus (ZIKV), a flavivirus, has been known since its first isolation from a primate in 1947 in the Zika forest of Uganda, and a year later in 1948 from Aedes africanus ...

["Mathematical Biology","Virology","Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3015
283 downloads
656 views

... Zika virus (ZIKV), a mosquito borne disease, has been linked to congenital anomalies in humans. Recent outbreaks of ZIKV have caused the scientific community to focus on this previously neglected pathogen. Information ...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Virology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2047v2
Sampled author keywords matching: Zika virus ...
4,169 downloads
15,138 views

... Since the emergence of Zika virus (ZIKV), reports of microcephaly have increased dramatically in Brazil; however, causality between the widespread epidemic and malformations in fetal brains has not been confirmed ...

["Cell Biology","Developmental Biology","Neuroscience"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1817v3
Sampled author keywords matching: zika virus ...
559 downloads
1,884 views

... It has come to light that Zika virus (ZIKV) infection during pregnancy can result in trans-placental transmission to the fetus along with fetal death, congenital microcephaly and/or Central Nervous System (CNS) ...

["Epidemiology","Global Health","Health Policy","Infectious Diseases","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1818v3
Sampled author keywords matching: Zika ...
170 downloads
330 views

... by their propensity to form unusually thermodynamically stable folds. This approach was applied to the Zika virus (ZIKV) genome. ZIKV is linked to a variety of neurological ailments including microcephaly and Guillain-Barré ...

["Bioinformatics","Molecular Biology","Virology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27101v1
Sampled author keywords matching: zika virus ...
706 downloads
2,278 views

... of Zika virus, what is known and not known about the mosquitoes that transmit the virus, conspiracy theories currently hampering control efforts, and potential avenues of Zika control. It is likely that Zika virus ... //... Zika virus is a newly emergent mosquito-borne flavivirus. Once almost ignored epidemiologically, recent major outbreaks and links to neurological birth defects have focused attention on this neglected pathogen. ...

["Entomology","Epidemiology","Global Health","Infectious Diseases","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1781v1
Sampled author keywords matching: Zika ...
1,613 downloads
5,289 views

... Zika virus (ZIKV) has been associated with microcephaly and other brain abnormalities; however, the molecular and cellular consequences of Zika virus circulating in Brazil to the human brain development have not ...

["Cell Biology","Developmental Biology","Microbiology","Molecular Biology","Neuroscience"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2033v1
Sampled author keywords matching: Zika virus ...
39 downloads
72 views

... Many Zika virus (ZIKV) pathogenesis-related studies have focused primarily on virus-driven pathology and neurotoxicity, instead of considering the possibility of pathogenesis as an (unintended) consequence of host ...

["Bioinformatics","Neuroscience","Virology","Global Health","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27401v1
Sampled author keywords matching: Zika virus (ZIKV), Congenital Zika syndrome (CZS) ...
257 downloads
430 views

... Background: Zika virus (ZIKV) is an arbovirus that belongs to family Flaviviridae. The virus has emerged as a global threat and no FDA approved vaccine is available, so an efficient vaccine needs to be designed ... //... against viral infections. In the current study, we have predicted antigenic promiscuous T cell epitopes from Zika virus polyprotein using a range of immune-informatics tools and servers. Methods: A total of 238 polyprotein ...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26499v1
Sampled author keywords matching: Zika virus ...

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