Mobile real-time surveillance of Zika virus in Brazil

Nuno Rodrigues Faria, Ester C Sabino, Marcio R T Nunes, Luiz Carlos Junior Alcantara, Nicholas J Loman, Oliver G Pybus

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Abstract

The World Health Organization has declared Zika virus an international public health emergency. Knowledge of Zika virus genomic epidemiology is currently limited due to challenges in obtaining and processing samples for sequencing. The ZiBRA project is a United Kingdom-Brazil collaboration that aims to improve this situation using new sequencing technologies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97
JournalGenome medicine
Volume8
Issue number1
Early online date29 Sep 2016
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 29 Sep 2016

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