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Epidemiological AlertsThe Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) recommends that Member States should be prepared and maintain the capacity to detect any unusual health event, including those that might be associated with a new subtype of influenza virus. 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 neither advise health screening at points of entry in relation to this event, nor that any travel or trade restrictions be applied.

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Call to Action of the First Latin American and Caribbean Forum on the Continuum of Care

The Forum on the Continuum of Care was held in Mexico City, May 26-28, with the aim of contributing to the expansion and sustainability of the HIV response, in particular of comprehensive care, through partnerships between national programs, health services, skilled clinicians and representatives of civil society, to reduce the number of new infections and achieve the greatest possible number of people with effective and sustained viral suppression.

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