Wake-up call for vector-borne diseases that are on the uptick
Diseases from mosquito and tick bites are on the rise. The AMA wants to raise awareness and will seek more surveillance, research and prevention to address them.
Zika virus resource center
Access current information about the Zika virus to prepare to handle possible cases of the virus and answer patients' questions.
How epidemics take lives and bring global health into focus
A tropical medicine physician talks at TEDMED about his terrifying ordeal at the start of the SARS outbreak in Vietnam.
How Florida has made tough calls in Zika fight
The Sunshine State’s surgeon general offers insights on difficult choices faced amid local spread of the mosquito-borne illness.
AMA statement on Congress passing Zika funding
"Statement attributable to: Andrew W. Gurman, M.D. President, American Medical Association"
CDC discusses updated guidelines in Zika virus webinar
A webinar by the AMA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated physicians on the Zika virus outbreak. The latest clinical guidance to help diagnose and manage patients and prevent further transmission was presented.
AMA and CDC update nation’s physicians on latest Zika virus guidance
The AMA and the CDC hosted a webinar and issued statements for American's physicians and clinicians on the current status of the Zika outbreak.
AMA urges administration, Congress to support nation's Zika response
The AMA urges the Administration and Congress to take immediate action to support the nation’s public health response to Zika virus.
AMA disappointed Congress failed to support U.S. response to Zika
The AMA is disappointed by Congressional failure to address the looming public health crisis of the Zika virus before its summer recess.