Time Lags between Exanthematous Illness Attributed to Zika Virus, Guillain-Barré Syndrome, and Microcephaly, Salvador, Brazil
Igor A.D. Paploski1
, Ana Paula P.B. Prates1
, Cristiane W. Cardoso, Mariana Kikuti, Monaise M. O. Silva, Lance A. Waller, Mitermayer G. Reis, Uriel Kitron1
, and Guilherme S. Ribeiro1
Author affiliations: Centro de Pesquisas Gonçalo Moniz, Salvador, Brazil (I.A.D. Paploski, M. Kikuti, M.M.O. Silva, M.G. Reis, U. Kitron, G.S. Ribeiro); Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador (I.A.D. Paploski, M. Kikuti, M.G. Reis, G.S. Ribeiro); Secretaria Municipal de Saúde de Salvador, Salvador (A.P.P.B. Prates, C.W. Cardoso); Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (L.A. Waller, U. Kitron)
Figure 1. Epidemiologic curves of weekly cases and moving averages of 3 weeks and 5 weeks for A) acute exanthematous illness (AEI), B) Guillain-Barré syndrome, and C) suspected microcephaly, Salvador, Brazil, 2015–2016. The specific starting date during week 7 was February 15, 2105.
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