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  1. Source:World Health Organization (WHO)
    Date Published:12/01/2016
    Annotation:This Web page provides a summary of the latest information about the Zika virus outbreak, as of December 1, 2016. It provides a map and list of countries, territories, and areas showing the distribution of Zika virus, 2013-2016; key updates on the outbreak; and analysis.
    Type:Report
    Access Notes:Link to PDF file of full situation report: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/251811/1/zikasitrep1Dec2016-eng.pdf?ua=1
    ID:13917. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  2. Source:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Date Published:11/30/2016
    Annotation:This Web page offers examples of selected tribal laws related to mosquito and vector control. It can be used by jurisdictions interested in developing or updating their own vector-borne disease control laws to respond to vector-borne disease threats, such as the Zika virus. Tribal laws provide examples of vector control laws in various settings, including solid waste management, nuisance control, and insecticide use.
    Type:Web Page
    Access Notes:Link to resource in a PDF file: https://www.cdc.gov/phlp/docs/menu-mosquito.pdf
    ID:13918. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  3. Source:University of Minnesota, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP)
    Date Published:11/29/2016
    Format:Video or Multimedia
    Annotation:This one-hour, one-minute webinar discusses the new antimicrobial stewardship standards that are effective January 1, 2017; eight required standards; the mandates versus reality; and how hospitals can become compliant. Speakers discuss forming a team, accountability, implementation, documentation and reporting, and outcomes and compliance.
    Authors:Goff, Debra; File, Thomas; Rotschafer, John
    Type:Instructional/Training Material
    ID:13925. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  4. Source:National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
    Date Published:11/28/2016
    Annotation:This resource provides information about protecting emergency responders at risk of exposure to fentanyl, a synthetic opioid analgesic. Fentanyl and its analogs pose a potential hazard to law enforcement, public health workers, and first responders who could unknowingly come into contact with these drugs in their different forms. The resource discusses risk assessment, personal protective equipment, respiratory equipment, gloves, eye protection, and coveralls, boot covers, and protective sleeves.
    Type:Guideline/Assessment Tool
    ID:13910. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  5. Source:World Health Organization (WHO)
    Date Published:11/24/2016
    Annotation:This Web page provides a summary of the latest information about the Zika virus outbreak, as of November 24, 2016. It provides a map and list of countries, territories, and areas showing the distribution of Zika virus, 2013-2016; key updates on the outbreak; and analysis.
    Type:Report
    ID:13897. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  6. Source:European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
    Date Published:11/18/2016
    Annotation:This resource provides a weekly summary of the Zika virus infection outbreak as of November 18, 2016. It provides an update on the number of cases in the United States, European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA), and EU's Outermost Regions and Territories. It provides a table of countries and territories with reported confirmed autochthonous cases of Zika virus infection in the past three months, as of November 11, 2016. It provides an update on microcephaly and/or central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection.
    Type:Report
    ID:13899. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  7. Source:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Date Published:11/17/2016
    Annotation:This resource provides information, questions, and answers about sexual transmission of Zika virus. It also provides links to guidances about Zika virus, and links to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Zika Reports: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/zika_reports.html.
    Type:Web Page
    ID:12022. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  8. Source:Evidence Aid
    Date Published:11/17/2016
    Annotation:This resource provides information about the 4th Evidence Aid International Conference held in Washington, D.C., on November 17-18, 2016. The conference presentations and interactive discussion addressed the access and uptake of robust evidence and how to facilitate appropriate use so that decisions on the ground use the best knowledge when responding to or preparing for disasters and other humanitarian emergencies.
    Type:Conference/Meeting Material
    ID:13909. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  9. Source:Evidence Aid
    Date Published:11/16/2016
    Annotation:This resource provides information about and presentation slides from a course that focused on building the research capacities of professionals working in the context of humanitarian emergencies and disasters around the world, including the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization member states. It provided learning and practical experience in key aspects of reviewing in emergency and humanitarian contexts, such as question formulation and eligibility, searching, data extraction, analysis, and reporting.
    Authors:Clarke, Mike; Cuervo, Luis Gabriel; Alvarez, Elizabeth; et al.
    Type:Instructional/Training Material
    ID:13908. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  10. Source:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Date Published:11/15/2016
    Annotation:This toolkit is designed to support state, tribal, local, and territorial health department efforts to promote appropriate use of antibiotics and reduce healthcare associated infections. It details activities that state and local health departments can do to implement antibiotic stewardship; and provides State Antibiotic Stewardship Implementation Resources to establish leadership, conduct surveillance, coordinate stewardship activities, provide and develop education and tools, develop a communications plan, and inform the legislative process.
    Type:Guideline/Assessment Tool
    ID:13920. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     

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