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S.M.A.R.T. WarfighterTake a look at this mixed-reality training system, where warfighters learn to recognize and react to signs of potential IED threats. IEM created this war game, which is currently used prior to deployment by soldiers at Camp Pendleton’s Infantry Immersion Trainer (IIT). Learn more.
IEM's Blog has been developed to share expert views and analysis by IEM subject matter experts on a variety of disaster response and recovery events and other emergency management topics.
Zika fight doesn’t diminish with change in Zika status
Author: Camille Hesterberg, Communications Specialist, IEM While many Americans were recovering from their holiday feasts last week, the Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) was deliberating on whether Zika virus is still a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). Although the decision was made to move Zika from PHEIC to endemic status, this […]
CBS’s 60 Minutes Features the Fight Against Zika
Author: Dr. Jenn Kruk, Molecular Biologist, IEM On the November 6th edition of CBS’s 60 Minutes, Dr. Jon LaPook spoke with the country’s top scientists about the fight against Zika and the U.S. government’s efforts to control it. I can’t speak for others in the public health field, but I was happy to see some national […]
Zika Classified as an STD: What You Need to Know
Author: Dr. Jenn Kruk, Molecular Biologist, IEM Unlike other vector-borne diseases such as dengue, yellow fever, and chikungunya, Zika can be spread through the traditional mosquito bite and through sexual transmission. To help stop the spread of Zika through sexual transmission, it is important to understand the risks of Zika as a sexually transmitted disease (STD) […]