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The Wilderness Medicine Newsletter is an online resource for Wilderness Medicine Care Providers. Originally a bi-monthly journal with a yearly subscription rate, the WMN has evolved into a digital resource. A one-time subscription includes access to more than 200 published articles on a wide range of treatments for injuries, diseases and prevention techniques.  Become a Member

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Volume 29 Number 2 ISSN 1059-6518 Center for Disease Control (cdc.gov) World Health Organization (who.int) Latest Zika Situation Report – 25, August 2016 Microcephaly, Guillain-Barré Sydrome, and congenital anomalies Summary An Emergency Committee was convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) on 1 February 2016. Following the advice of the Committee, the […]

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About Us

The Wilderness Medicine Newsletter is underwritten by
Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities, the oldest continuously
operating school of wilderness medicine in the world. SOLO offers
comprehensive medical training including WEMT, WFR, and Wilderness First Aid.

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