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Stories from around the world

WHO and PAHO staff around the world tell their stories about preparing for and managing the Zika virus in their own region and how the response will be handled moving forward.


The history of Zika virus

This timeline summarizes the spread of Zika infection, country by country, from the earliest discovery in 1947 to the latest information as of 7 February 2016. Zika virus infection appears to have changed in character while expanding its geographical range.

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