The Scientific and Organizing Committees of the 12th MCDA/M Summer School 2016 takes the safety of its participants very seriously. After discussion with the committees about the facts currently available about the virus, we have decided to maintain with the Summer School as planned. A participant’s decision to attend the Summer School is a highly personal decision, and we strongly urge all participants to learn about the facts available to them. Especial attention for pregnant women or who want to be pregnant in a near future. All participants must protect themselves with insects repellents, wearing long-sleeved shirts and long pants.
Please take a moment to read the material presented below, a link to the U.S.’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding the Zika virus along with an informational packet published by the CDC on Mosquito Bite Prevention for Travelers.
Remember to bring
– Insects Repellents
– Long-sleeve UV swimwear (it is comfortable, not hot, and can protect from the sun and also from mosquitoes)
– Personal Health Insurance