Zika National Public Health Institute News Resources


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On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization declared Zika a "public health emergency of international concern" and reported the need for "aggressive measures to reduce infection with Zika virus, particularly among pregnant women and women of childbearing age." 

On April 13-14, public health leaders from over 20 Zika affected countries convened to discuss the social and economic impact of the disease.

NPHIs are at the forefront of efforts to diagnose and prevent infection of Zika. Below are links to resources from Member Institutes regarding Zika:

Caribbean Public Health Agency: Zika virus resource center

Center for Disease Control, United States: Zika virus resource center 

European Center for Disease Control: Risk assessment: Zika in Americas and potential link with microcephaly, Guillain-Barré syndrome | Countries with Zika transmission

FIOCRUZ (Portuguese Language / Português): FIOCRUZ Zika Resource Center FIOCRUZ answers questions in WhatsApp (Social Media) groups about Zika | Zika and Microcephaly

Guatemalan National Science Center (Spanish Language / Español): Epidemiological Information on Zika virus

InVS (French Language / Français): Situation awareness report 

National Institute of Public Health, Colombia (Spanish Language / Español): Zika virus resource center

National Institute of Public Health Research, Ecuador (Spanish Language / Español): Resource center for vector-borne illnesses

National Laboratories and Health Institutes Administration (Spanish Language / Español): Preventing and recognizing Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya

Public Health Agency of Canada: Zika virus resource center | Rapid risk assessment for Canadians

Public Health and Expertise and Reference Center, Quebec (French Language / Français): Zika virus resource center

Robert Koch Institute (German Language / Deutsche): Zika virus resource center


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