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Zika Virus

Americares is responding to the Zika virus in the U.S. and internationally, focusing on prevention and education. In the U.S., states in the south may be particularly vulnerable to the Zika virus. To learn more about the Zika virus, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website here

Zika Fact Sheets and Resources

  • Americares hosted a webinar on the Zika virus by health experts Anne Peterson, MD MPH, and Julie Varughese, MD. 
  • The CDC is running a “Zika Topic of the Week” Series. The first installment, which was posted on August 1st, focused on mosquito control.
  • The CDC has easy-to-read and downloadable fact sheets like the one below on the Zika virus and prevention that can be accessed here.

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