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The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus and its suspected link to birth defects an international public emergency. At a news conference in Geneva, Dr. Margaret Chan, director general of the WHO, said that "international response is needed to minimize the threat in infected countries and reduce risk of international spread." The "emergency" designation can trigger action and funding from government and nonprofit agencies around the world.
Watch the New York Times Video announcement.
Information for Ob-Gyns and Women's Health Care Providers
Information for Women and Patients
CDC resources for clinical evaluation and management of Zika virus
Resources for physicians
Check out the 2015 edition of New York City Community Health Profiles . Focusing on health, economic, and environmental information for each of NYC’s 59 Community Districts, Profiles are a great resource for understanding the issue that affect the health of a community.
The information included in Community Health Profiles comes from these sources:
If you’re interested in further exploring NYC’s health, visit the Environmental & Health Data Portal and Epiquery: NYC Interactive Health Data which allows you to search data from a variety of sources.
The Student National Medical Association Einstein Chapter and the Einstein Minority Scientist Association recognize notable minority physicians and scientists in an exhibit on display in the Library exhibit cases. The exhibit will be on display for the month of February, 2016. The exhibit cases are located in the library lobby.
The display cases in the lobby of the D. Samuel Gottesman Library are available to all members of the Einstein community for mounting exhibits related to medicine or science. Individuals or groups interested in reserving the cases should contact Aurelia Minuti at 718.430.3104 or firstname.lastname@example.org .