BMJ provides Zika virus resources to support healthcare workers

(9 February 2016) BMJ is offering free online resources to support researchers, doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to understand and respond to the global health emergency linked to the Zika virus.

The online resources are aimed at healthcare professionals located in the affected regions of Latin America, and those across the world, to help them keep up to date with the latest developments and guidance on how to advise, diagnose and treat patients.

Current free resources include an interactive news timeline, and the latest updates and research from BMJ, as well as information and guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO), Public Health England and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The collection of resources will be continuously updated as new information comes to light. BMJ also wants to support the fast development of research around the Zika virus by enabling researchers to share their findings as quickly as possible.

The announcement in full is here.