mar 31, 1947 - Antibodies
Whether the past evidence of antibodies against ZIKV in Mozambique suggests that the country is vulnerable to the current virus strain circulating in the Americas is not known. The ZIKV has evolved since it was first isolated in Uganda in 1947. The African lineage is slightly different from those circulating in Asia and the Americas. Whether the African lineages of ZIKV have a lower ability to spread and cause outbreaks or epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa is still a matter of debate.
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