EPA Triggers Emerging Viral Pathogens Policy for Ebola Virus

Due to the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Uganda, the United States EPA has engaged its Emerging viral Pathogens Policy (EVP). The current outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease is caused by infection with Sudan ebolavirus. The first confirmed case was identified in a 25-year-old male in the Mubende District of Uganda on September 19th; though it [...]

Canada Issued Emerging Viral Pathogens Policy for Monkeypox Virus

On July 23rd, 2022, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the recent outbreak of Monkeypox virus “a public health emergency of international concern”.(1) This announcement has come following the continued worldwide spread of Monkeypox from 92 cases in 12 member countries reported in May to over 16,000 confirmed cases and 5 deaths in 75 member [...]

2022-10-19T19:40:51+00:00EPA, State|