The Contagion® Zoonotic & Vector-borne Diseases specialty page provides zoonotic & vector-borne disease-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.
Stephen Redd, MD (RADM, USPHS), Director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), explains how the Zika virus spread to the United States.
Pedro Fernando da Costa Vasconcelos, MD, PhD, director of WHO Collaborating Center for Arbovirus and Research, Evandro Chagas Institute, discusses the prognosis of babies with Zika-related complications.
Pedro Fernando da Costa Vasconcelos, MD, PhD, director of WHO Collaborating Center for Arbovirus and Research, Evandro Chagas Institute, discusses whether or not all Zika-infected pregnant women will infect their fetuses.
Pedro Fernando da Costa Vasconcelos, MD, PhD, director of WHO Collaborating Center for Arbovirus and Research, Evandro Chagas Institute, discusses the likelihood that fetuses congenitally infected with the Zika virus will develop related complications, such as microcephaly.
John D'Angelo, MD, senior vice president, executive director Emergency Medicine Services at Northwell Health, discusses how hospitals use updates from the Department of Health to remain aware of any potential outbreaks.
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