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

"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 >>
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
"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 >>
"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 >>