Zika virus epidemiology: from Uganda to world pandemic, an update

C. Talero-Gutiérrez, A. Rivera-Molina, C. Pérez-Pavajeau, I. Ossa-Ospina, C. Santos-García, M. C. Rojas-Anaya, Ligia Alejandra Delatorre Cifuentes

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La infección por el virus Zika (ZIKV) es un problema emergente de salud pública mundial. Históricamente, 84 países han reportado transmisión ZIKV a través de vectores, 61 de los cuales reportan transmisión continua. Es un Flavivirus transmitido a través de artrópodos del género Aedes. Desde 2015, las infecciones por ZIKV han aumentado drásticamente, con 1,3 millones de personas infectadas sólo en Brasil durante el año 2015. El objetivo de este trabajo es destacar los puntos epidemiológicos conjeturales de la diseminación del virus. Se realizaron búsquedas en los archivos digitales Pubmed, MEDLINE, EMBASE y Cochrane en busca de artículos que evaluaran aspectos de la transmisión y la epidemiología del ZIKV. El primer aislamiento ocurrió en Uganda en 1947. Desde entonces, se han documentado brotes importantes en todo el mundo. En consecuencia, un problema emergente de salud pública surgió de una incidencia en rápido aumento y su asociación con el desarrollo de enfermedades neurológicas como la microcefalia y el síndrome de Guillain-Barré. Los factores clave para el éxito de la contención de los brotes son la vigilancia de los mosquitos en el vecindario, un tratamiento temprano de control de mosquitos, una campaña de información asertiva y la participación de la población local y los trabajadores de la salud. Como tal, mientras que ZIKV parece estar extendiéndose globalmente de manera similar a otros arbovirus, como el virus del dengue y el chikungunya, también puede contenerse rápidamente debido a la disponibilidad preexistente de los recursos y herramientas reguladoras necesarias como medidas de control. Esta revisión tiene como objetivo proporcionar una descripción de aquellas características de la infección por ZIKV que pueden ser útiles en la construcción de estrategias efectivas de control de brotes.
Idioma originalEnglish (US)
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PublicaciónEpidemiology and Infection
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Uganda
Pandemics
Disease Outbreaks
Epidemiology
Public Health
Chikungunya virus
Mosquito Control
Arboviruses
Flavivirus
Microcephaly
Dengue Virus
Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Arthropods
Aedes
Culicidae
PubMed
MEDLINE
Brazil
Viruses
Delivery of Health Care

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  • Infectious Diseases

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Talero-Gutiérrez, C., Rivera-Molina, A., Pérez-Pavajeau, C., Ossa-Ospina, I., Santos-García, C., Rojas-Anaya, M. C., & Delatorre Cifuentes, L. A. (Aceptado/En prensa). Zika virus epidemiology: from Uganda to world pandemic, an update. Epidemiology and Infection, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0950268818000419
Talero-Gutiérrez, C. ; Rivera-Molina, A. ; Pérez-Pavajeau, C. ; Ossa-Ospina, I. ; Santos-García, C. ; Rojas-Anaya, M. C. ; Delatorre Cifuentes, Ligia Alejandra. / Zika virus epidemiology : from Uganda to world pandemic, an update. En: Epidemiology and Infection. 2018 ; pp. 1-7.
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Talero-Gutiérrez C, Rivera-Molina A, Pérez-Pavajeau C, Ossa-Ospina I, Santos-García C, Rojas-Anaya MC y otros. Zika virus epidemiology: from Uganda to world pandemic, an update. Epidemiology and Infection. 2018 mar 14;1-7. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0950268818000419