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Eurosurv. Vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in Europe, southern France, August 2019

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  • Eurosurv. Vector-borne transmission of Zika virus in Europe, southern France, August 2019

    On 1 October 2019, a locally-acquired Zika virus disease case was laboratory confirmed in Hyères, Var department. Active case finding identified two additional locally-acquired cases living within 90 m, with symptom onset 8 days before the index case. Extensive patient interviews did not yield information supporting transmission through sexual contact or substances of human origin. Vector-borne transmission by local Aedes albopictus mosquitoes is the most likely mode of transmission. Here we describe the public health response.

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