Zika and Emerging Arboviruses in the Americas

Sandra Gompf, MD, FACP
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Category: Arboviruses, Environmental ID, Outbreaks

Dr. Sandra Gompf highlights the recent emergence of several mosquito-borne arboviruses in the Caribbean and South American continent, including Dengue virus, Chikungunya, and Zika virus. In particular, she examines Zika and the factors responsible for its development on our continent. Dr. Gompf also discusses Zika epidemiology, risk factors, clinical manifestations, treatment, and prevention.

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