The emergence and spread of Zika virus in the Americas continues to challenge our disease surveillance systems. Virus genome sequencing during the epidemic uncovered the timescale of Zika virus transmission and spread. Yet, we are only beginning to explore how genomics can enhance our responses to emerging viruses.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.cell.2018.02.027

Type

Journal article

Journal

Cell

Publication Date

03/2018

Volume

172

Pages

1160 - 1162

Addresses

Department of Immunology and Microbiology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA.