A new report that may provide clue as to why for 70 years there was no documented cases of birth defect in Africa where Zika virus originated

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Icheku, V (2017). A new report that may provide clue as to why for 70 years there was no documented cases of birth defect in Africa where Zika virus originated. 3rd International Conference on Influenza and Zoonotic Diseases. Birmingham, UK 21 - 22 Aug 2017 London South Bank University.
AuthorsIcheku, V
Abstract

The paper seeks to uncover the conundrum of why the Zika virus, though first identified in 1947 in Uganda, apparently had no links to microcephaly, thus raising the question of whether infections by mosquito caused those defects.

Year2017
PublisherLondon South Bank University
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Print21 Aug 2017
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Deposited12 Oct 2017
Accepted31 May 2017
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