Department Blog

Posted 8/24/2016 by Linda Kesselring

Zika Virus Update Published in EMCNA

Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, MPH, PhD, collaborated with colleagues from the University of California, Irvine, on the article titled “Zika Virus: Critical Information for Emergency Providers,” published in Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America this month*.* The article reviews transmission patterns, clinical presentation, diagnostic procedures, implications for mass gatherings (including the Olympics), and management strategies for an infection for which antiviral therapy has not yet been developed.