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Reported Zika virus cases from 1947–2012
Explosion of cases: reported Zika virus cases from 2013–2016
Zika virus: transmission, symptoms and diagnosis
The Aedes mosquito: breeding, habitat and global distribution
Microcephaly and link to the Zika virus
Guillain-BarrÃ© syndrome and link to the Zika virus
Zika virus: vaccine development
Sources: Explosion of cases: Bulletin of the World Health Organization, New England Journal of Medicine, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, World Health Organization (WHO); Transmission, symptoms and diagnosis: Public Health England; WHO, The Aedes mosquito: WHO, Nature, eLife; Microcephaly: Brazil’s Ministry of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Guillain-BarrÃ© syndrome: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, WHO.
Infographics: Alisdair Macdonald (alisdairmacdonald.co.uk). Editorial adviser: Peter Horby, professor of emerging infectious diseases and global health, University of Oxford.