196. Non-Zika Arboviruses in the Americas
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Room: N 25
Co-organized with the Panamerican Society of Infectious Diseases and the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases

Learning Objectives:

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

  • review the common and unusual presentations of infections caused by the Chikungunya virus
  • discuss the clinical presentation of dengue and controversies with the vaccine in the Americas
  • assess the clinical impact of the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Pharmacists

Tracks: Global ID, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Cesar Arias, MD, PhD, FIDSA, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston , Christina Coyle, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine , Sergio Cimerman, Instituto de Infectologia Emílio Ribas, São Paulo and Silvio Vega, Complejo Hospitalario Metropolitano, CSS. Panama

9:35 AM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-18-259-L01-P


C. Arias, Merck & Co., Inc.: Grant Investigator , Research support . MeMed: Grant Investigator , Research support . Allergan: Grant Investigator , Research support .

C. Coyle, None

S. Cimerman, None

S. Vega, None

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