Zika Virus Map: Where Is It & Where Could It Spread?
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Zika Virus Map: Where Is It & Where Could It Spread?

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Click the map to enlarge. (World Health Organization)

The World Health Organization has warned that the Zika virus, which has been linked to thousands of cases of birth defects in Latin America, is “spreading explosively,” with three to four million infections possible in the Americas next year.

The Zika virus was first detected in the Americas last year. The Pan American Health Organization issued an alert about the first confirmed infection in Brazil, the Centers for Disease Control says. Outbreaks have now been reported in several countries.

The map above, from the World Health Organization, shows where the infection has been found.

Health officials believe the virus will continuing spreading in the Americas, including to the United States. The map below, from the Lancet medical journal, shows the areas at risk of seeing disease transmission:

Click here to see a larger version of the map above.

Cases have been confirmed in the following countries in the Americas: Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Saint Martin, Suriname, U.S. Virgin Islands, Venezuela. It has also been found in the Pacific island of Samoa and in the African country Cape Verde.

Because pregnant women infected with Zika in Brazil and other countries have given birth to children with microcephaly, a brain defect, the CDC is advising pregnant women to consider postponing travel to countries where the infection is circulating.

There has not been a locally transmitted case of the virus in the United States, but cases have been reported in returning travelers. The map below, from the Scientific American, shows cases where someone has returned to the United States with Zika:

The Lancet medical journal says about the potential spread of the virus:

Zika virus has the potential to rapidly spread across Latin America and the Caribbean. With no vaccine or antiviral therapy available, possible interventions include: personal protection (ie, repellent use) and daytime avoidance of mosquito bites (especially pregnant women until more is known about the association between Zika virus infection and microcephaly); daytime avoidance of mosquito bites among Zika virus-infected individuals to disrupt human to mosquito to human transmission cycles (80% of infected individuals are asymptomatic and the remainder have clinical syndromes overlapping with dengue and chikungunya);5 and community-level mosquito surveillance and control measures. The summer Olympic Games in Brazil in August, 2016, heighten the need for awareness of this emerging virus.

The WHO is convening an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on the Zirus to determine whether the outbreak constitutes a “public health emergency of international concern.” The committee is meeting February 1 in Geneva.

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Anonymous

Zika has been militarized in Angola by the New World Order group via the military. The depopulation of the Americas has begun. Only the ruling elite will have the vaccine. Just Google El Salvador and Zika….the rulers of El Salvador have demanded that all women abstain from sex until 2018 to avoid pregnancy under threat of forced abortion…hmmmm, this is a Planned Parenthood Disaster, because PP will lose billions of revenue from the usual millions of forced abortions of Zika fetuses, like they do in Chicago. Tick disease vectors failed, and birds were not feasible….but, mosquitos and house flies are the perfect vectors because the governments of South American will just stop spraying for the bugs. Mandatory sterilization of the mother will be performed during any Zika baby abortion as part of a “healthy country program,” per reports from Panama, the hotbed of military germ warfare research. Now, you know why Obama is trying to depopulate Latin America for the last four years….if you don’t get the children Voters now, there won’t be any in the future. Now, you know the fate of the world population…..pregnancy will be only state-approved for all females, just like it is in El Salvador. And who do you think will get all the abortions….the blacks…just like America. Obama and the CFR have sold you out!

Chuck

Or the global warming hoax isn’t a hoax and it’s going to get all of us (except the reptilians).

ConcernedCitizen

“Demand all women to abstain from having sex or face forced abortions”….

Hmmm, that might have applied to the Middle Ages, you know, where there was NO SUCH THING as um contraception? Birth control of any kind (and NO, pulling out DOES NOT count)? Or sterilization?

Adolfo

Except you are not contemplating the fact that some women might actually want to get pregnant in the next two years?

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