Communicable Diseases and Health Analysis
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that Member States increase their efforts to implement prevention and control actions for infections associated with health care, due to the detection and local spread of mutli-resistant microorganisms with New Delhi Metallo-?-lactamase-type (NDM) antimicrobial resistance mechanisms in health services in countries of the Americas.
|Read the full document: 19 December 2012 Nosocomial transmission of NDM-type multiresistant bacteria|
Travel and Transport in Relation to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Outbreak
The current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak is believed to have begun in Guinea in December 2013. This outbreak now involves community transmission in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and recently an ill traveller from Liberia infected a small number of people in Nigeria with whom he had direct contact.
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