This one-hour, five-minute presentation provides an update on the Zika outbreak, and discusses the science and the medical, public, health, environmental, social, and ethical implications that make this disease an urgent global challenge. Topics include a history of Zika, patterns of mosquito-borne disease transmission, distribution of the aedes aegypti mosquito, and why Zika is spreading now.
via Michigan Department of Health and Human Services | Bureau of EMS, Trauma and Preparedness
The National Environmental Health Association will host a webinar from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 6. “Making it Stick: Risk Communication in Times of Zika” will explore how risk communication can be used in changing situations and how to best communicate the risks in a way that increases knowledge and minimizes confusion. Registration is available online.