IHR/Epidemic Alert and Response and Water Borne Diseases
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that Member States implement prevention and control in health care and gated communities to reduce the impact caused by norovirus outbreaks.
|Read the full document: 8 January 2013 Norovirus outbreak in institutional health care and community settings|
WHO issues "roadmap" to scale up international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa
The World Health Organization is issuing a "roadmap" to guide and coordinate the international response to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa.
:: Latest Epidemiological Alerts and Updates
- 29 August 2014 Epidemiological Alert - Chikungunya and dengue fever in the Americas
- 13 August 2014 (Corrigendum) - Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), implications of introduction in the Americas
- 4 August 2014 - Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) related to the international spread of wild poliovirus. Implications for the Americas, polio-free Region