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Impact of preexisting dengue immunity on Zika virus emergence in a dengue endemic region

Submitted by lsekela on February 8, 2019 - 09:49 AM

Preexisting high antibody titers to dengue virus were associated with reduced risk of ZIKV infection and symptoms. The landscape of Zika virus immunity that now exists may affect the risk for future transmission.

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Isabel Rodriguez-Barraquer, Federico Costa, Eduardo J. M. Nascimento