Blog Posts Examine Zika Virus Outbreak, Disease Prevention, Response

Chatham House: Zika Is Not the New Ebola
Michael Edelstein, consultant research fellow, and Brian McCloskey, senior consulting fellow, both at the Centre on Global Health Security, write, “While some lessons from the Ebola outbreak can be applied, this new threat presents a different challenge and needs a different response…” (1/29).

White House Blog: The Zika Virus: What You Need to Know
Amy Pope, deputy assistant to the president for homeland security, describes the Zika virus and discusses how it is transmitted, who is at risk of infection, and recommendations on how to prevent infection, including recommendations for pregnant women (1/28).