Global & Disaster Medicine

2017 Zika Outbreak in Cuba: 1,384 cases reported by Cuban officials that year. Who knew?


“…….Because most cases of Zika go unconfirmed the outbreak actually may have comprised tens of thousands of infections. ……..”


Volume 178, ISSUE 5, P1057-1071.e11, August 22, 2019
Travel Surveillance and Genomics Uncover a Hidden Zika Outbreak during the Waning Epidemic
“……Our data suggest that, although mosquito control in Cuba may initially have been effective at mitigating Zika virus transmission, such measures need to be maintained to be effective. Our study highlights how Zika virus may still be “silently” spreading and provides a framework for understanding outbreak dynamics……..”

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