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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 […]


Zika virus outbreak in the Americas

(1 February 2016) The Wellcome Trust blog reports that today The World Health Organisation (WHO) today declared the Zika virus outbreak in South and Central American a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). It is the first time since the Ebola outbreak that began in 2014 that the WHO has declared this status, and […]