- PRO/EDR> Zika virus (14): Americas, Asia, research, observations
Zika virus -- Worldwide/Unknown
Alex Gendernalik1, James Weger-Lucarelli1, Selene M. Garcia Luna1, Joseph R. Fauver, et al. American _Aedes vexans_ Mosquitoes are Competent Vectors of Zika Virus.
Starting in 2013-2014, the Americas have experienced a massive outbreak of Zika virus (ZIKV) which has now reached at least 49 countries. Although most cases have occurred in South America and the Caribbean, imported and autochthonous cases have occurred in the United States. _Aedes aegypti_ and _Aedes albopictus_