226. Zika Without Borders
Saturday, October 7, 2017: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 06DE
Co-organized with the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases and the Pan-American Society of Infectious Diseases

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • review the epidemiology of Zika in Brazil and important clinical manifestations in relation with microcephaly
  • discuss unusual presentations of Zika Virus disease in endemic countries in latin America
  • identify the impact of Zika in the United States

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, HIV clinicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Lab personnel, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Pharmacists, Researchers, Scientists, Vaccinologists

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Trainee, Global ID, Investigative ID, Adult ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  Cesar Arias, MD, PhD, FIDSA, University of Texas McGovern School of Medicine , Wesley Van Voorhis, MD, PhD, FIDSA, University of Washington and Christina Coyle, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

10:55 AM
Unusual Presentations of Zika
Eliah Aronoff-Spencer, MD, PhD

11:20 AM
Zika in the United States
J. Erin Staples, MD, PhD
11:45 AM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-313-L01-P


C. Arias, The Medecins Company: Grant Investigator , Research grant
Allergan: Grant Investigator , Research grant
Merck: Grant Investigator , Grant recipient

W. Van Voorhis, None

C. Coyle, None

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