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EHR & EMR

Fed agencies enlist EHRs in battle against Zika

November 16, 2016

Via: Health Data Management

While winter is coming and Zika-bearing mosquitos may die off in some areas of the country, public health officials aren’t pausing their efforts to fight the spread of the Zika virus. As the number of cases continues to rise, they […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Deployed to Destroy Zika

November 9, 2016

Via: Health Impact News

Most people in the U.S. first heard of Zika virus about a year ago. It was October 2015 when officials in Brazil reported a possible association between infection with Zika virus and the birth defect microcephaly. The virus, however, was […]


Regulatory

Miami Neighborhood Now Free of Zika, Officials Say

September 20, 2016

Via: Time

Authorities declared a victory Monday in stemming further infections of Zika in Miami’s Wynwood arts district, but continued to caution pregnant women about traveling to the city and surrounding areas out of concerns for catching the virus. The U.S. Centers […]