Zika Virus and Diseases


From Molecular Biology to Epidemiology

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<p><b>Compiles the most current information on the Zika virus and its associated diseases</b> </p> <p>This comprehensive book provides the most up-to-date information for students, medical students, and scientists on Zika virus and its associated diseases. It includes all the information related to the Zika virus since its discovery in 1947; its epidemic outbreak in 2007-2014; how the epidemiology changed in America in 2015-2016; its mode of transmission; how to prevent and treat it; and associated diseases.</p> <p><i>Zika Virus and Diseases: From Molecular Biology to Epidemiology</i> offers complete and up-to-date coverage in 10 chapters. It presents information from papers that attempted to associate the virus with diseases in Africa until the first animal experiment; discusses its association with Guillain-Barré syndrome and microcephaly; describes the basic mechanisms for Zika (ZIKV) replication, including important differences between Dengue (DENV), West-Nile virus (WNV), and ZIKV; explains the difference between the strains and discusses the pathogenesis of them; covers the papers that showed all the interferences that Zika can cause, and the pathways which can be modified; and more.</p> <ul> <li>The first book since 1947 to put together all the scientific information</li> <li>Compiles all the information received in the last year about Zika virus</li> <li>Clearly demonstrates the origin and discovery of the virus</li> </ul> <p><i>Zika Virus and Diseases: From Molecular Biology to Epidemiology</i> will appeal to graduate students, medical students, basic researchers, clinicians in infectious disease, microbiology, and virology, as well as people in related disciplines interested in learning more about this topic.</p>


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