Expert Available to Discuss Zika Virus and Infection Prevention

Article ID: 659523

Released: 23-Aug-2016 9:35 AM EDT

Source Newsroom: Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

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  • Betsy Todd

Betsy Todd, MPH, RN, CIC, is the clinical editor for the American Journal of Nursing (AJN). A registered nurse for more than 40 years, she is a nurse epidemiologist, certified in infection prevention and control, and continues to practice in the area of infection prevention.

With the emerging spread of the Zika virus in various parts of the world and the launch of the Wolters Kluwer Zika Resources Portal, Betsy Todd is using her knowledge to provide insight to what happens with an emerging infection. Todd is available to comment on the nursing perspective of tackling Zika, including for maternity and pediatric nurses.

Her most recent article, “Zika Transmission Update: New Findings Shed More Light,” can be found on AJN’s blog, http://ajnoffthecharts.com.

Read more of Todd’s Articles:

The Real and Evolving Threat of Superbugs: A Primer

Zika Virus Update: Epidemiology, Sexual Transmission, Pregnancy

Ebola, One Year Later: What We Learned for the Next Big Epidemic

Addressing Nurses’ Urgent Concerns About Ebola and Protective Equipment


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