Primer: Emergency Legal Preparedness Concerning Zika Virus

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This Primer, developed by the Network for Public Health Law and posted on June 5, 2017, outlines major public health concerns underlying Zika virus and discusses legal preparedness and response issues. These include legal issues related to testing and screening, surveillance and reporting, public health preparedness, mosquito abatement, liability and insurance, and maternal and child health. 

For more information about this set of PowerPoint slides, go to https://www.networkforphl.org/resources_collection/2017/06/05/738/primer_emergency_legal_preparedness_concerning_zika_virus/?utm_source=Network+Report+6-22-17&utm_campaign=network+report+6-22-17&utm_medium=email&utm_content=308.

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Original Publication Year: 
2017
Event/Publication Date: 
June, 2017

June 05, 2017

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