Zika virus: a report on three cases of human infection during an epidemic of jaundice in Nigeria
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During an epidemic of jaundice in Eastern Nigeria infection with Zika virus was shown to have occurred in three patients, one by isolation of the virus and two by a rise in serum antibodies. Two of these patients gave evidence of liver damage. Serological studies indicate a relationship between jaundice and the development of virus neutralizing bodies in the serum.