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CDC, WHO, Vietnamese Health Authorities Work Together To Detect, Respond To Locally Transmitted Zika Cases

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Vietnam: Increased Surveillance Leads to Detection of Zika Virus
Tu Anh Tran, Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) fellow, discusses the WHO’s and CDC’s work in Vietnam in response to the Zika virus, writing, “In addition to increased surveillance for priority infectious diseases, CDC’s Global Health Security Program in Vietnam has ramped up support to enhance Vietnam’s emergency management and outbreak response systems. … [T]he government of Vietnam is diligently implementing all necessary precautions to increase Zika surveillance and prevention efforts” (5/23).

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