2nd International Conference on Zika Virus and Aedes Related Infections

Our conferences aim to bring together physicians, public health practitioners and researchers in various related fields in order to share knowledge, discuss new findings and new ways to further proceed, with the goal of creating valuable collaborations. The content of this conference will include: epidemiology and clinical aspects of Aedes related infections, gynecological aspects and follow up with children born to Zika infected mothers.

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

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.