IHR/Epidemic Alert and Response and Water Borne Diseases
The 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 might be associated with a new subtype of influenza A. Member States are encouraged to update and implement the relevant components of multi-hazard 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: 5 April 2013 Epidemiological Update: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in China|
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