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ZOONOTIC & VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES VIDEOS - Page 11

Zika Virus Outbreak in the United States: A Closer Look
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), gives a brief overview of Zika Virus.
An Overview of Lyme Disease
Richard Krieger, MD, chairman of the Infection Control Committee at Chilton Medical Center, and infectious disease physician at ID care, provides a brief overview of Lyme disease.
Zika Outbreak in the United States: How Did it Happen?
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.
Diagnosing Lyme Disease
Richard Krieger, MD, chairman of the Infection Control Committee at Chilton Medical Center, and infectious disease physician at ID care, discusses how clinicians go about diagnosing Lyme disease.
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 the prognosis of babies with Zika-related complications.
Does Vertical Zika Transmission Occur With All Infected Pregnant Women?

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.

Do All Babies Congenitally Infected with Zika Develop Microcephaly?
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.
 
Departments of Health Inform Hospitals of Local Outbreaks
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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