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The Zika virus—global public health and legal preparedness

The Zika virus—global public health and legal preparedness
Published on: 31 March 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The Zika virus—global public health and legal preparedness
  • What are the global public health implications of Zika virus?
  • What are the legal and policy implications of the World Health Organization’s declaration of a public health emergency of international concern?
  • How have countries responded to ZIKV through emergency declarations?
  • What are some of the premier legal and policy issues emanating from Zika virus preparedness globally and domestically?
  • How have public health recommendations regarding pregnancy in some countries impacted reproductive rights?
  • What are potential or actual legal impediments to mosquito abatement control efforts?

Article summary

Personal Injury analysis: How can countries prepare for the impact of the Zika virus? Academics from the Public Health Law and Policy Program at Arizona State University have explored the ways in which countries domestically and globally will be impacted by the Zika virus and the methods used to handle the epidemic. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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