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Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc. 2017 Nov-Dec;55(6):748-756.

[Epidemiology and human rights: Zika virus outlook and reproductive rights in Latin America].

[Article in Spanish; Abstract available in Spanish from the publisher]

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División de Posgrado, Universidad de la Sierra Sur, Miahuatlán de Porfirio Diaz, Oaxaca/Licenciatura en Desarrollo Sustentable e Ingeniería Forestal Comunitaria, Universidad Intercultural del Estado de Puebla (UIEP), Huehuetla, Puebla


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With this article we review the current Zika virus (ZIKV) epidemic. We also look back over the last scientific evidence relating ZIKV to microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome. Finally, we also address the challenges in terms of reproductive rights in Latin America.


Zika Virus; Human Rights; Mosquito Vectors; Reproductive Rights

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