Zika: Risk Communications

June 1, 2016


IANPHI is in the process of compiling Risk Communication tools from Member and Partner National Public Health Institutes

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Public Health Leaders from over 20 Zika Affected Countries Convene
April 13-14, 2016

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"Doctors, pediatricians, neurologists, they started finding this thing we never had seen,"
- Dr. Celina Ms. Turchi, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil
Exerpt from, the Feb 7th New York Times article How a Medical Mystery in Brazil Led Doctors to Zika. Read more >>
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An epidemic of Zika virus in Brazil suspected of causing a recent surge of reported cases of microcephaly, has health officials in the country suggesting that women delay pregnancy if possible.
FIOCRUZ Investigates Correlation Between Zika and Microcephaly
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"The presence of the active Zika virus has been found in saliva and urine."
- Paul Gadelha, Director FIOCRUZ, Brazil
Exerpt from the Feb 5th BBC article Active Zika Found in Saliva and Urine Read more >>
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"I think it's important to step back and emphasize that Zika is a mosquito-borne virus and the overwhelming majority of cases are spread by mosquitoes"
- Thomas Frieden, U.S. CDC
Zika May not Spread in Saliva or Urine, Health Officials Say. Read more >>