Funding for this research was provided by:
ZIKAlliance project (n°735548)
European Regional Development Funds (ERDF) PO INTERREG through VECTOBIOMES project (RE0009962)
Received: 9 March 2020
Accepted: 29 July 2020
First Online: 6 August 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: For mosquito oral infection, the blood was obtained from rabbits. These rabbits were housed within the animal laboratory of Cyclotron Réunion Océan Indien (CYROI) based on Reunion Island. All experimental procedures were conducted in our BSL3 facility PLATIN-OI (for Plateau Infectiologie Océan Indien) and performed according to the guidelines for care and use of laboratory animals of European Council Directive 2010/63/EU approved by Ethic Committee of Reunion Island and registered under the reference APAFIS #16365-2018020611417370 v4.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.