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This study discusses dynamics and drivers of the Zika epidemic in Latin America in order to assess longer-term risks and prioritise interventions. The transmissibility of the infection, the generation time and large-scale connectivity of human populations are the three key factors that determine the scale and speed of spread of an emerging infection.
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Science, Volume 353, Issue 6297, July 2016, Pages 353-354.