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Center for Health and Biosciences | Center for the U.S. and Mexico | Global Health | Mexico Center

Zika virus in the U.S. and Mexico

Jennifer R. Herricks | Kirstin R.W. Matthews

Zika virus in the U.S. and Mexico.

The Zika outbreak serves as a reminder that global health and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) can affect local health. This issue brief argues that continued investments in global health and the study of emerging pathogens could yield better tools to fight infectious diseases long before they become a problem in the developed world.

Read the English and Spanish versions of this policy brief below.