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Periodical Publications

Epidemiological Alerts Archives, 2003–2008
(Note: Series renamed, formerly EID Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas.)
The purpose of these alerts is to disseminate information on the latest public-health events that have been identified as risks to health, trade, and/or international travel. Most of these events are primarily due to infectious agents, while others are due to chemical or physical agents. The PAHO Epidemiological Alerts published at the regional level (for the Americas) complement the WHO Disease Outbreak News published at the global level. The latest issues can be found at the new site, 2009 onwards.(3/Apr/2009)
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West Nile Virus Activity in Latin America and the Caribbean
This article summarized current knowledge on the transmission of West Nile Virus (WNV) in tropical zones of the Americas. It was published in the Pan American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 19 (2), March 15, 2006, pp. 112-117. This link offers the full text in English and the abstract in Spanish.(15/Mar/2006)
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en español     Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública  

EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 21—24 June 2004
This week's issue focuses on a report confirming the circulation of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Puerto Rico, and on the current situation of Jungle Yellow Fever (JYF) in the Americas, with information on outbreaks in Peru and Bolivia.(24/Jun/2004)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 11—18 March 2004
This issue offers updates on avian influenza (in Asia, the USA, and Canada; and announcement of regional workshop in the Americas on integrated surveillance of and response to acute respiratory diseases); Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS); and West Nile Virus (WNV) in Belize.(18/Mar/2004)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 23—18 December 2003
This issue offers up-to-date information on Yellow fever in the Americas, SARS in Taiwan, West Nile Virus in Mexico, and the Fifth Conference on West Nile Virus in the United States.(18/Dec/2003)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 20—19 November 2003
This week's issue offers updated information on influenza in the Americas (USA and Canada), the outbreak of Hepatitis A in the United States, and West Nile Virus (WNV) in the Americas (USA and Mexico), as well as a table with links to the main electronic sources for epidemiological information in the countries of the Americas.(19/Nov/2003)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 17—30 October 2003
This issue reports on recent outbreaks of influenza and West Nile Virus (WNV) in several countries in the Region.(30/Oct/2003)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 16—23 October 2003
This issue overs up-to-date information on the most recent developments regarding Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome /SARS (WHO Consensus Document on SARS Epidemiology, WHO meetings in Geneva) and the outbreak of West Nile Virus (WNV) in the USA and Canada.(23/Oct/2003)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 15—16 October 2003
This issue overs up-to-date outbreak information on West Nile Virus (WNV) in the USA and Canada and equine encephalitis in Venezuela.(16/Oct/2003)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 14—9 October 2003
This issues provides updates information on Jungle Yellow Fever in Latin America and West Nile Virus (WNV) in the Americas.(9/Oct/2003)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 10—12 September 2003
This issue offers the latest information on the outbreak of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Palm Beach, Florida; the Yellow Fever situation in the Americas; and the current situation of West Nile Virus (WNV) in the Americas.(12/Sep/2003)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 9—4 September 2003
This issue provides information on recent outbreaks of P. vivax malaria in San Juan del Oro, Peru, and of West Nile Virus in the United States and Canada.(4/Sep/2003)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 8—28 August 2003
This issue provides information on recent outbreaks of Jungle Yellow Fever (JYF) in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela; West Nile Virus in the United States and Canada; and severe respiratory illness in British Colombia, Canada.(28/Aug/2003)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 6—14 August 2003
This issue contains information on the outbreaks of acute respiratory illness in British Colombia, Canada; yellow fever (YF) in Peru; and West Nile Virus (WNV) in the USA and Mexico.(14/Aug/2003)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 5—8 August 2003
This issue provides the most recent information on the outbreaks of pneumonia in El Salvador, West Nile Virus in the USA, yellow fever in the Americas, and food poisoning on an international flight (Lima-Dallas). (8/Aug/2003)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 4—31 July 2003
This issues focuses on pneumonia in El Salvador and West Nile Virus (VNO) in the USA and Canada.(31/Jul/2003)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 3—24 July 2003
This issue contains updates on pneumonia in El Salvador; Hantavirus in Panama; West Nile Virus in USA; icterohemorrhagic disease in Peru; preparations of the Southern Cone Countries in the event of an influenza pandemic; IIIrd Scientific Congress of the Gorgas Memorial Institute for Health Studies, Present and Future of Medicine in the Tropics (Panama, August 2003). (24/Jul/2003)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 2—17 July 2003
This issue focuses on cases of Jungle Yellow Fever in the Americas and the outbreak on Colombia, on West Nile Virus in the USA and Mexico, on latest developments with SARS and case information from the USA, on the Call for Abstracts for the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases 2004, and on a note to readers of this newsletter on its main link and e-mail for contact with the outside.(17/Jul/2003)
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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 1—10 July 2003
This issue contains updates on the following topics: SARS; Columbian outbreaks of Jungle Yellow Fever and Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis; First human case of West Nile Virus in the USA; new PAHO papers on influenza and antimicrobial resistance; PAHO PowerPoint presentations on cholera, monkeypox, and West Nile virus, and SARS training modules on preventing hospital infection.(10/Jul/2003)
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