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With reports of an additional 32 travel associated Zika virus cases on mainland France, the total case count is now 620 through Jul 13, according to French health authorities (computer translated).

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Fifteen cases of the total case count have been reported in pregnant women and three cases of neurological complications.

French health officials have also reported eight sexually transmitted Zika infections since the beginning of the year.

The Zika virus infection case counts in various French overseas territories include 22,190 suspected cases in Guadeloupe, 8,970 suspected cases in French Guiana and 32,960 suspected cases in Martinique.

Throughout Europe, 17 other countries have reported imported Zika virus infections: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.

As of 6 July 2016, 65 countries and territories have reported evidence of vector-borne Zika virus transmission since 2007 (62 of these countries and territories have reported evidence of vector-borne Zika virus transmission since 2015).

Guinea-Bissau is the latest country to report mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission.

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  1. […] With reports of an additional 32 travel associated Zika virus cases on mainland France, the total case count is now 620 through Jul 13, according to French health authorities (computer translated). Fifteen cases of the total case count have been reported in pregnant women and three cases of neurological complications. French health officials have also reported […] Europe – Outbreak News Today […]

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