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  • Cuba: Unreported cases of Zika in 2017 (study)

    Source: https://www.newscientist.com/article...cases-in-2017/

    8 January 2019
    Exclusive: Cuba failed to report thousands of Zika virus cases in 2017

    THOUSANDS of Zika virus cases went unreported in Cuba in 2017, according to an analysis of data on travellers to the Caribbean island. Veiling them may have led to many other cases that year.

    The analysis suggests that Zika infections peaked in Cuba in the second half of 2017, at a time when the virus was waning in mainland North and South America. Cuban authorities didn’t follow the agreed practice of notifying the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) of the outbreak...
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