17 January 2016 Neurological syndrome congenital malformations and Zika virus infection – Epidemiological Update
Pan American Health Organization. (2016). 17 January 2016: Neurological syndrome, congenital malformations, and Zika virus infection – Epidemiological Update.
This document is the latest in a series of epidemiological updates provided by the Pan American Health Organization. It highlights the specific issues related to the correlation between Zika virus disease outbreaks and the increase in neurological syndromes, including Guillain-Barre syndrome and congenital anomalies, specifically microcephaly. The document details recommendations for management, increased surveillance and other public health recommendations.