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How Public Transport affected the Propagation of Zika and Microcephaly within Rio de Janeiro early in 2015

Submitted by lsekela on June 15, 2018 - 09:40 AM

From mid-2015 to the end of January 2016, 47 cases of microcephaly were observed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The cases were not evenly spread in proportion to the number of births; they were preferentially located in the northern suburbs apparently following the public transport routes.

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Margaret Armstrong, Flavio Codeco Coelho, Leo Bastos