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Current controversy
Ethics, health policy, and Zika: From emergency to global epidemic?
  1. Euzebiusz Jamrozik1,2,
  2. Michael J Selgelid1
  1. 1 Monash Bioethics Centre, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
  2. 2 Department of General Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Euzebiusz Jamrozik, Monash Bioethics Centre, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia; zeb.jamrozik{at}monash.edu

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  • Contributors EJ and MS conceived the paper together. EJ wrote the first draft and both authors were involved in editing/revising the manuscript.

  • Funding This research is supported by an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship.

  • Disclaimer The views expressed are the authors' own, and do not necessarily represent the decisions or the stated policy of the World Health Organization.

  • Competing interests MJS participated in the PAHO Zika Ethics Consultation: Ethics Guidance on Key Issues Raised by the Outbreak (Apr 2016). Both authors participated in the WHO Scoping Meeting on Ethical Issues Associated with Vector-borne Diseases (Feb 2017).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors EJ and MS conceived the paper together. EJ wrote the first draft and both authors were involved in editing/revising the manuscript.

  • Funding This research is supported by an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship.

  • Disclaimer The views expressed are the authors' own, and do not necessarily represent the decisions or the stated policy of the World Health Organization.

  • Competing interests MJS participated in the PAHO Zika Ethics Consultation: Ethics Guidance on Key Issues Raised by the Outbreak (Apr 2016). Both authors participated in the WHO Scoping Meeting on Ethical Issues Associated with Vector-borne Diseases (Feb 2017).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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