Lucey, D.R. and Gostin, L.O. (2016). The Emerging Zika Pandemic: Enhancing Preparedness. Journal of the American Medical Association. 315(9):865-866.
The authors discuss the current outbreak of Zika virus disease and why it is a concern for the U.S. public health and healthcare systems. They also describe steps that should be taken now to prevent and mitigate spread and steps that should be taken to prepare. The article also includes an outline for a Zika virus disease research agenda.