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Zika: the emerging epidemic
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New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016].
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203 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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A gripping narrative about the Zika virus from the New York Times science reporter covering the outbreak.

Until recently, Zika virus—once considered a mild disease—was hardly a cause for global panic. But as early as August of 2015, doctors in Brazil’s northeast region began to notice a trend: many mothers who had recently experienced Zika symptoms were giving birth to babies with microcephaly, a serious disorder characterized by unusually small heads and brain damage. By the beginning of 2016, Zika was making headlines as evidence mounted, and eventually confirmed, that microcephaly is a direct result of the virus, which can be contracted through mosquito bites or sexually transmitted. As reported cases inch northward, the question of the moment has become: how far will the epidemic spread? In ZikaNew York Times science reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr. sets the facts straight in a fascinating exploration of Zika's origins, how it’s spreading, the race for a cure, and what we can do to protect ourselves now.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-203).
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McNeil, D. G. (2016). Zika: the emerging epidemic. First edition. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

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McNeil, Donald G.. 2016. Zika: The Emerging Epidemic. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

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McNeil, Donald G., Zika: The Emerging Epidemic. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.

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McNeil, Donald G.. Zika: The Emerging Epidemic. First edition. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2016. Print.

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