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Epidemiological AlertsThe Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) recommends that Member States maintain the capacity to detect any unusual health event, including those that may be associated with a new subtype of influenza A. Encourages Member States to update and implement the relevant components of multi-risk plans for preparedness and response to public health events.

The organization does not advise special screening at points of entry with regard to this event, nor does it recommend that any travel or trade restrictions be applied.

 Read the full document: 3 April 2013 Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in Chinaicon
Last Updated on Thursday, 29 August 2013 13:31


PAHO/WHO supports CDC-led effort to eliminate malaria on Hispaniola by 2020

 The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has joined a collaborative effort led by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that seeks to eliminate indigenous cases of malaria on the island of Hispaniola by 2020. 

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