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  1. Source:U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and Commerce
    Date Published:09/27/2016
    Format:Video or Multimedia
    Annotation:This two-hour, 29-minute Congressional hearing examines the conclusions of a recent Government Accountability Office report on the need for more comprehensive policies for, and stronger oversight of, the inactivation of dangerous pathogens in high-containment laboratories. Testimony discusses the steps taken by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institutes of Health, and Department of Defense to strengthen their policies.
    Authors:Davidson, Mark; Holcomb, Barbara; Monroe, Steve; et al.
    Type:Hearing/Testimony
    ID:13522. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  2. Source:Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
    Date Published:09/27/2016
    Format:PDF (13 pages)
    Annotation:This 13-page report details the actions taken before, during, and immediately after the airstrike on a Medecins San Frontieres hospital in Abs, Hajjah governorate, Yemen, on August 15, 2016. The objective of this investigation was to ascertain the facts surrounding the attack on the hospital and to establish whether the safety and security of staff and operations can be assured on the ground in Yemen.
    Type:Report
    ID:13525. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  3. Source:Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
    Date Published:09/27/2016
    Format:PDF (12 pages)
    Annotation:This 12-page report details the actions taken before, during, and immediately after the airstrike on a Medecins San Frontieres (MSF) clinic in Taiz city, Yemen, on December 2, 2015. It includes the MSF security report as filed by the MSF team in Taiz, and a report on MSF operations in Taiz today.
    Type:Report
    ID:13526. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  4. Source:Entomological Society of America
    Date Published:09/27/2016
    Format:Video or Multimedia
    Annotation:This resource provides information and a video about the Zika Symposium at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology, where international scientists shared the latest research about the Zika virus and Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. The Congress, scheduled for September 25-30, emphasized the global impact of entomology, along with a multidisciplinary approach to explore and expand scientific frontiers.
    Authors:Higgs, Stephen; Huang, Y-J Scott; Vanlandingham, Dana; et al.
    Type:Conference/Meeting Material
    Access Notes:Direct link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yb_qpFGd2js
    Link to 2016 Congress home page: http://ice2016orlando.org/
    ID:13533. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  5. Source:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Date Published:09/26/2016
    Format:PDF (4 pages)
    Annotation:This four-page document for health ministers provides information and actionable steps for communities working to fight Zika. It provides messages and activities to share with the community when it is concerned about Zika, before and after mosquito season, and after the first case of local transmission.
    Type:Guideline/Assessment Tool
    Access Notes:Link to resource in Portuguese: http://portugues.cdc.gov/zika/health-ministers.html
    Link to resource in Spanish: http://espanol.cdc.gov/enes/zika/health-ministers.html
    ID:13521. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  6. Source:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Date Published:09/26/2016
    Format:PDF (4 pages)
    Annotation:This four-page document for health ministers provides information and actionable steps for communities working to fight Zika. It discusses why health ministers and their communities should be concerned about Zika infection during pregnancy because babies born to women who were infected with Zika virus while pregnant can have microcephaly and other severe brain defects. It discusses symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Zika.
    Type:Guideline/Assessment Tool
    Access Notes:Link to resource in Portuguese: http://portugues.cdc.gov/zika/health-ministers.html
    Link to resource in Spanish: http://espanol.cdc.gov/enes/zika/health-ministers.html
    ID:13520. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  7. Source:U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    Date Published:09/23/2016
    Format:PDF (4 pages)
    Annotation:This four-page document provides information about the Food and Drug Administration's Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to authorize the use of the Vela Diagnostics USA, Inc. (Vela) Sentosa® SA ZIKV RT-PCR Test for the in vitro qualitative detection of Zika virus with specified instruments. This assay tests for Zika virus RNA in human serum, EDTA plasma, and urine (collected alongside a patient-matched serum or plasma specimen).
    Type:Guideline/Assessment Tool
    ID:13512. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  8. Source:National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    Date Published:09/22/2016
    Format:Video or Multimedia
    Annotation:This all-day workshop was held to identify optimal approaches for treating and caring for the generation of children exposed to Zika virus (ZIKV) in the womb. The objectives included developing research strategies on how to appropriately assess, evaluate, and monitor the neonate/infant/child affected by ZIKV in utero based on available clinical guidelines; and identifying research strategies to improve evaluation for new/emerging complications of in utero ZIKV exposure and infection and to understand the prospective impact of these complications on the developing child.
    Authors:Spong, Catherine; Fauci, Anthony S.
    Type:Instructional/Training Material
    ID:13524. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  9. Source:Save the Children International
    Date Published:09/22/2016
    Format:PDF (21 pages)
    Annotation:This 21-page report summarizes a project that researched children and young people's experiences of the United Kingdom winter 2013-2014 floods. Through a series of creative workshops, the children articulated their experiences of the floods, and put forward what they believe policymakers and practitioners need to do for the future by producing Children's and Young People's Flood Manifestos.
    Authors:Mort, Maggie; Walker, Marion; Williams, Alison Lloyd; et al.
    Type:Report
    ID:13529. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     
  10. Source:World Health Organization (WHO)
    Date Published:09/22/2016
    Annotation:This Web page provides a summary of the latest information about the Zika virus outbreak, as of September 22, 2016. It provides a map and list of countries, territories, and areas showing the distribution of Zika virus, 2013-2016; and key updates on the outbreak.
    Type:Report
    Access Notes:Link to the PDF file of the full situation report: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/250143/1/zikasitrep22Sep16-eng.pdf?ua=1
    ID:13491. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
     

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