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Event: EP Epidemic
Number: 2016-000031
Country: VNM Viet Nam
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Date (YMD): 2016-4-12
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Information Source:WHO
Comments: On 5 April 2016, the National IHR Focal Point of Viet Nam notified WHO of 2 confirmed cases of locally-acquired Zika virus infection.These are the first autochthonous cases of Zika virus infection detected in Viet Nam in 2016. The risk of a global spread of Zika virus to areas where the competent vectors, the Aedes mosquitoes, are present is significant given the wide geographical distribution of these mosquitoes in various regions of the world.
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