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Published in Emerg Infect Dis - 06/01/2020
Faye O, de Lourdes Monteiro M, Vrancken B, Prot M, Lequime S, Diarra M, Ndiaye O, Valdez T, Tavarez S, Ramos J, Lda Veiga Leal S, Pires C, Moreira A,Tavares MF, Fernandes, Noel Barreto J, do Céu Teixeira M, da Luz de Lima Mendonça M, Cardoso da Silva Leite Gomes C, Salazar Castellon M, Ma L, Lemoine F, Gámbaro-Roglia F, Delaune D, Fall G, Socé Fall I, Diop M, Sakuntabhai A, Loucoubar C, Lemey P, Holmes EC, Faye O, Sall A, Simon-Loriere E

During 2015–2016, Cape Verde, an island nation off the coast of West Africa, experienced a Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak involving 7,580 suspected Zika cases and 18 microcephaly cases.

Published in N Engl J Med - 02/13/2020
Thomas J, Govender N, McCarthy KM, Erasmus LK, Doyle TJ, Allam M, Ismail A, Ramalwa N, Sekwadi P, Ntshoe G, Shonhiwa A, Essel V, Tau N, Smouse S, Ngomane HM, Disenyeng B, Page NA, Govender NP, Duse AG, Stewart R, Thomas T, Mahoney D, Tourdjman M, Disson O, Thouvenot P, Maury MM, Leclercq A, Lecuit M, Smith AM, Blumberg LH

Background

An outbreak of listeriosis was identified in South Africa in 2017. The source was unknown.

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