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    • Epidemiological Alert, Update on Influenza in the Americas, SARS and 3rd Biannual Meeting of Subregional Emerging-Disease Surveillance Networks (6 November 2003) 

      Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2003-11-06)
      For this week, WHO and the US National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System (NREVSS) collaborating laboratories examined 707 samples to detect influenza virus, of which 48 (6.8%) came out positive. Of these ...
    • Environmental and Social Determinants of Health 

      Galvão, Luiz Augusto C. (Ed.); Finkelman, Jacobo (Ed.); Henao, Samuel (Ed.) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016)
      [Prologue - Carissa F. Etienne]. In the “Era of Sustainable Development,” health is an essential input and the most valuable human development outcome. Achieving the best health outcomes involves tackling the environmental ...
    • Chikungunya virus outbreak in Sint Maarten, 2013–2014 

      Henry, Maria; Francis, Lorraine; Asin, Virginia; Polson-Edwards, Karen; Olowokure, Babatunde (2017-06)
      This report describes the outbreak of chikungunya virus (CHIKV) in Sint Maarten, a constituent country of Kingdom of the Netherlands comprising the southern part of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin, from 22 December ...
    • Spatiotemporal-based clusters as a method for dengue surveillance 

      Romero Canal, Mayara; Estofolete, Cássia Fernanda; Dias, Andréia Martiniano; Tukasan, Caroline; Bertoque, Ana Carolina; Muniz, Vitor Dantas; Nogueira, Maurício Lacerda; Silva, Natal Santos da; Ferreira, Elis Regina da Silva (2017-12)
      [ABSTRACT]. Objectives. To develop and demonstrate the use of a new method for epidemiological surveillance of dengue. Methods. This was a retrospective cohort study using data from the Health Department of São José do ...
    • Zika virus outbreak in 19 English- and Dutch-speaking Caribbean countries and territories, 2015–2016 

      Francis, Lorraine; Hunte, Shelly-Ann; Valadere, Ann Marie; Polson-Edwards, Karen; Asin-Oostburg, Virginia; Hospedales, C. James (2018-09)
      [ABSTRACT]. Surveillance for Zika virus was enhanced in the English- and Dutch-speaking Caribbean following emergence of the virus in Brazil in May 2015. The first autochthonous case of Zika in the Caribbean was reported ...