Zika virus: ethics preparedness for old and new challenges

Author: Carla Saenz

The Lancet, v. 4, October, 2016
Published online: September, 2016

Abstract / Resumen:

Esta breve publicación en inglés reflexiona sobre los desafíos que ha presentado el brote del virus del Zika en la Región de las Américas, las lecciones que se hubieran podido aprender en brotes pasados, el progreso reciente y la necesidad de fortalecer nuestra preparación ética para brotes futuros.

This brief publication reflects on the challenges posed by the Zika virus outbreak in the Region of the Americas, the lessons that could have been learned in previous outbreaks, the recent progress, and the need to strengthen our ethics preparedness for future outbreaks.

How to obtain this paper / Como obtener este artículo: click here

See also similar and key information:

The right(s) approach to Zika – The Lancet Global Health, July 2016click here

Zika Ethics Consultation: Ethics Guidance on Key Issues Raised by the Outbreak – PAHO, April 2016click here

Consulta de ética sobre el zika: Orientación ética sobre cuestiones clave planteadas por el brote, OPS, Abril 2016 – click here

** The author/source alone is responsible for the views expressed in this article/publication or information resource, and they do not necessarily represent the positions, decisions or policies of the Pan American Health Organization. = El autor/fuente es el único responsable por las opiniones expresadas en este artículo/publicación o recurso de información y no necesariamente representan las posiciones, decisiones o políticas de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud.


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