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OSHA Fact Sheet: Preventing and Managing Laboratory Worker Exposure to Zika Virus
This guidance provides employers and workers with information to prevent and manage occupational exposure to Zika virus. The guidance may be updated as more information becomes available.
The Zika Virus Outbreak Infographic
For those aspiring to or working toward an MPH degree online the circumstances of the Zika virus outbreak provide unique insights into the progression of an international public health emergency. See what we know so far about the virus in our latest infographic:
Zika virus resources
Zika virus disease may not become a huge epidemic in the U.S., but as emergency nurses, it is imperative to understand the current infectious disease landscape, participate in timely information-sharing, and become familiar with the tools to contain and combat EIDs.
NIOSH Worker Safety Topics: Mosquito-Borne Diseases
This updated mosquito-borne disease topic page includes information for workers and employees on the risk of such diseases, including Zika
S+H Magazine: Protecting the workforce from Zika
On July 20, the National Safety Council, together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and NIOSH, attempted to answer questions about the Zika virus and the workforce in a webinar.
Zika Virus and Birth Defects — Reviewing the Evidence for Causality
A CDC study published in the New England Journal of Medicine definitely links the Zika virus with microcephaly and a range of other serious brain defects in infants, confirming what has been suspected for months.