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Zika Virus in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is in peak season for Zika and dengue transmission. The spread of Zika in the region has been slower than in the Americas, though over 1200 cases of Zika have been reported across the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and Singapore, and more countries continue to report new infections, including Malaysia, Cambodia, and Indonesia. The slower …

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Zika Spreading in Florida, Gulf Coast Risk High

Local Zika transmission has expanded further in Miami-Dade County to an area of 4.5 square miles. The number of reported cases transmitted locally has reached 35, and may be under-reported. Ascel Bio’s Zika Risk NowCast shows significantly increased risk of mosquito growth along the Gulf Coast from Florida to Texas since the early summer (image below). With …

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Brazil Dengue Forecasts, Zika Spread

by Patrick Wedlock Brazil is entering peak arboviral disease season – dengue fever is forecast to peak between February and June. Chikungunya and Zika virus are also expected to increase during this time. São Paulo Dengue Forecast Salvador Dengue Forecast               The number of new cases of Zika in Brazil …

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