965 Zika Cases Confirmed in 2024

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The Zika virus was first identified in 2007 and caused a significant outbreak in Brazil in 2015. The outbreak in Brazil led to reports of Guillain-Barre syndrome and pregnant women giving birth to babies with congenital disabilities and poor pregnancy outcomes.
Since then, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has issued Zika outbreak alerts yearly.
As of early 2024, several countries and territories in the Region of the Americas have confirmed 965 locally transmitted Zika cases.

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