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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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Global Influenza Summary: February 19, 2017

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H7N9: February 16, 2017

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This is a biosurveillance summary of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Surveillance #69: February 16, 2017, as reported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. As of 16 FEB 2017, the total influenza A ( H7N9) human case count since the fifth seasonal epidemic or “wave” of H7N9 beginning 1 OCT 2016 is 399 (+194) cases with 78 deaths. Read more:

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Global Influenza Summary: February 12, 2017

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Zika in the Americas: February 8, 2017

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This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika in the Americas as of February 8, 2017. Weekly incidence among Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries has decreased significantly since its peak during the week ending 30 JUL 2016. As of 1300 on 8 FEB, there have been 168 (+1) confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) disease cases (see table) since the first case was reported during the third week of 2016.

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Global Influenza Summary: February 5, 2017

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H7N9: February 1, 2017

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This is a biosurveillance summary of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Surveillance #68: February 1, 2017, as reported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. As of 1 FEB 2017, the total influenza A (H7N9) human case count since the fifth seasonal epidemic or “wave” of H7N9 beginning 1 OCT 2016 is 205 (+54) cases and 78 (+37) deaths. Read more:

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Global Influenza Summary: January 29, 2017

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Zika in the Americas: January 25, 2017

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1/25/2017

This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika in the Americas as of January 25, 2017. Weekly incidence among Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries has decreased significantly since its peak during the week ending 30 JUL 2016. As of 1300 on 25 JAN, there have been 167 (+4) confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) disease cases (see table) since the first case was reported during the third week of 2016.

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Global Influenza Summary: January 22, 2017

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H7N9: January 18, 2017

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This is a biosurveillance summary of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Surveillance #67: January 18, 2017, as reported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. As of 18 JAN 2017, there have been 1,015 (+114) human cases of avian influenza A (H7N9), including 355 deaths, in China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), Macao SAR, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Canada. Read more:

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Global Influenza Summary: January 15, 2017

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Zika in the Americas: January 11, 2017

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This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika in the Americas as of January 4, 2017. Weekly incidence among Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries has decreased significantly since its peak during the week ending 30 JUL 2016. As of 1300 on 11 JAN 2017, there have been 163 (+2) confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) disease cases (see table) since the first case was reported during the third week of 2016.

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Global Influenza Summary: January 8, 2017

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H7N9: January 5, 2017

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This is a biosurveillance summary of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Surveillance #66: January 5, 2017, as reported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. As of 5 JAN 2017, there have been 901 (37+) human cases of avian influenza A (H7N9), including 332 (+17) deaths, in China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), Macao SAR, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Canada. Read more:

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Zika in the Americas: January 4, 2017

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1/4/2017

This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika in the Americas as of January 11, 2017. Weekly incidence among Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries has decreased significantly since its peak during the week ending 30 JUL 2016. As of 1300 on 4 JAN 2017, there have been 161 confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) disease cases (see table) since the first case was reported during the third week of 2016.

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