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Health Readiness

The Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for Health Readiness Policy and Oversight is the principal staff assistant and advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) for all medically related Department of Defense policies, programs, and activities. The office is responsible for deployment medicine, force health protection, medical readiness, international health agreements, deployment related health policy, theater information systems, humanitarian and health missions, and national disaster support.

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H7N9: August 30, 2017

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8/30/2017

This is a biosurveillance summary of H7N9: August 30, 2017, as reported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. As of 30 August 2017, there have been 1,788 (+4) cases of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) since the first two cases were reported in February 2013. Read more:

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Zika in the Americas: August 16, 2017

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8/16/2017

This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika Virus: August 16, 2017, as reported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. As of 16 August 2017, there have been 175 cases Zika virus in Military Health System beneficiaries since January 2016. Read more:

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Improving Defense Health Program Medical Research Processes

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8/8/2017

A report from the Defense Health Board (DHB) that summarizes the findings and recommendations from its independent review of Improving Defense Health Program (DHP) Medical Research Processes.

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H7N9: August 2, 2017

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8/2/2017

This is a biosurveillance summary of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Surveillance #80: August 2, 2017, as reported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. As of 2 AUG, the total influenza A (H7N9) human case count since the fifth seasonal epidemic of H7N9 began on 1 OCT 2016 is 922 (+3) cases with at least 282 (+23) deaths.

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Global Influenza Summary: July 30, 2017

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7/30/2017

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Zika in the Americas: July 12, 2017

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7/12/2017

This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika in the Americas as of July 12, 2017. As of 1300 on 12 JUL 2017, there have been 175 (+1) confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) disease cases (see table) since the first case was reported in JAN 2016.

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H7N9: July 6, 2017

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7/6/2017

This is a biosurveillance summary of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Surveillance #77: July 6, 2017, as reported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. As of 6 JUL, the total influenza A (H7N9) human case count since the fifth seasonal epidemic of H7N9 began on 1 OCT 2016 is 919 (+13) cases with at least 269 deaths. Read more:

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H7N9: June 21, 2017

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6/21/2017

This is a biosurveillance summary of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Surveillance #77: June 21, 2017, as reported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. As of 21 JUN, the total influenza A (H7N9) human case count since the fifth seasonal epidemic of H7N9 began on 1 OCT 2016 is 906 (+17) cases with at least 269 (+30) deaths. Read more:

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Zika in the Americas: June 15, 2017

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6/15/2017

This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika in the Americas as of June 14, 2017. As of 1300 on 14 JUN 2017, there have been 174 confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) disease cases (see table) since the first case was reported in JAN 2016.

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H7N9: June 7, 2017

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6/7/2017

This is a biosurveillance summary of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Surveillance #77: June 7, 2017, as reported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. As of 7 JUN, the total influenza A (H7N9) human case count since the fifth seasonal epidemic of H7N9 began on 1 OCT 2016 is 889 (+20) cases with at least 239 (+1) deaths. Read more:

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Global Influenza Summary: May 28, 2017

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5/28/2017

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H7N9: May 24, 2017

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5/24/2017

This is a biosurveillance summary of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Surveillance #76: May 24, 2017, as reported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. As of 24 MAY, the total influenza A (H7N9) human case count since the fifth seasonal epidemic of H7N9 began on 1 OCT 2016 is 869 (+40) cases with at least 238 (+12) deaths. Read more:

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Zika in the Americas: May 17, 2017

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5/17/2017

This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika in the Americas as of May 14, 2017. As of 1300 on 17 MAY, there have been 174 (+1) confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) disease cases (see table) since the first case was reported in JAN 2016.

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H7N9: May 10, 2017

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5/10/2017

This is a biosurveillance summary of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Surveillance #75: May 10, 2017, as reported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. As of 10 MAY, the total influenza A (H7N9) human case count since the fifth seasonal epidemic of H7N9 began on 1 OCT 2016 is 829 (+46) cases with at least 226 (+13) deaths. Read more:

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Global Influenza Summary: May 7, 2017

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5/7/2017

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