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WHO calls Emergency Committee meeting to revisit Zika virus discussion

Friday, Mar 11, 2016 @ 6:44pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The WHO recently brought together the Emergency Committee to discuss International Health Regulations surrounding the Zika virus, in addition to neurological conditions and neonatal malformations.
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WHO director-general visits Brazil to discuss Zika outbreak

Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 @ 2:18pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The World Health Organization (WHO) is seeking to expand its response to the Zika virus in Latin America.
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WHO, PAHO directors convene in Brazil to discuss Zika response

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016 @ 4:55pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Directors of the World Health Organization and Pan American Health Organization are in Brazil meeting with government and health care officials to discuss the Zika virus and the response it requires.
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GenArraytion develops first test to identify Zika virus

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 @ 9:25pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

GenArraytion Inc. has created the first test capable of identifying the Zika virus and other mosquito-caused illnesses.
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PAHO, WHO focus on improving emergency response in Panama meeting

Saturday, Dec 5, 2015 @ 8:41am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The PAHO and WHO hosted meetings in Panama this week to improve the capacity for global medical response efforts.
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Countries in the Americas to use Ebola outbreak to improve coordination, preparedness

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 @ 3:54pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

During a meeting of the World Health Organization's (WHO) executive board on Sunday, representatives from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) urged the international community to take lessons from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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Preparing for Ebola key to controlling outbreak

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 @ 5:19pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Preparing for an Ebola outbreak is key to keeping the virus from spreading, according to the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization.
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