March 2019

  • Two to Tango: How Men’s Health-Seeking Behaviors May Influence the Spread of Zika in the Caribbean

    Morgan Mickle

    WI-HER, LLC

    On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika virus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) (I) after information surfaced that linked Zika virus infections with clusters of microcephaly and other neurological complications. While not new (1), the virus began to rapidly spread across the Americas after first being recorded in 2015. By February 4, 2016, 26 countries reported Zika virus infections (II).