Infections After Natural Disasters

Shylah Moore-Pardo, MD
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Category: Arboviruses, Environmental ID, Epidemiology, International Medicine, Tropical Infections

Dr. Pardo discusses the natural association of infections and natural disasters. She reflects upon events of recent history, including the 2017 hurricanes affecting Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, and the southeastern US, outbreaks after earthquakes, tornados and tsunamis. She also touches upon vector-borne diseases. Lastly, she discusses ways that infectious diseases can be prevented after natural disasters occur.

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