CDC in Ecuador
CDC Zika Updates
On January 22, 2016, CDC activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to respond to outbreaks of Zika occurring in the Americas and increased reports of birth defects and Guillain-Barré syndrome in areas affected by Zika. On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) because of clusters of microcephaly and other neurological disorders in some areas affected by Zika. On February 8, 2016, CDC elevated its EOC activation to a Level 1, the highest level.
CDC is working with international public health partners and with state and local health departments to
- Alert healthcare providers and the public about Zika.
- Post travel notices and other travel-related guidance.
- Provide state health laboratories with diagnostic tests.
- Detect and report cases, which will help prevent further spread.
- U.S. Department of State International Travel Information: Ecuador
- Health Information for Travelers to Ecuador
- Government Visa Travel
- US Embassy to Ecuador
- CIA Factbook: Ecuador
- Immigrant, Refugee and Migrant Health
- Registration of Traveler Emergency Contact and Itinerary Information
- Yellow Fever and Malaria information in El Savador
- Meningococcal Disease
- Animal-Associated Hazards
- Hepatitis A
- Emergency Response and Recovery Branch (ERRB): Ecuador
- Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS)
- Malaria in Highlands of Ecuador since 1900
Global Reproductive Health
- Reproductive Health Surveys: Ecuador
- Maternal Mortality Surveillance: Ecuador
- Global tobacco use in pregnancy: Ecuador
- Page last reviewed: February 20, 2013
- Page last updated: February 20, 2013
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