Public Health

Recent News

Jan 11, 2018

News Scan for Jan 11, 2018

Emergency-vaccine risks
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Dengvaxia and kids' deaths
Brazil yellow fever campaign
Cholera vaccination in Zambia
Jan 05, 2018

News Scan for Jan 05, 2018

FSMA rule pare-back
Possible Dengvaxia deaths
Microcephaly before Zika
Polio in Afghanistan
IV saline shortage
Dec 28, 2017

News Scan for Dec 28, 2017

US E coli outbreak
Antibiotic use in Chinese hospitals
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Hurricane recovery progress
Dec 19, 2017
Report card

States' report card highlights threat of weather, infectious diseases

Only 19 states reported increasing or maintaining their public health budgets, down from 26 last year.

Dec 18, 2017
CDC headquarters

Infectious disease groups weigh in on CDC-budget word ban

"Censorship . . . threatens to disrupt a prime goal of government: protecting public safety," the groups write.

Nov 28, 2017

News Scan for Nov 28, 2017

Scarlet fever resurgence
Plague outbreak contained
MERS cases
Yemen diphtheria supplies
Shoddy medical products
Malaria drug application
Nov 22, 2017

News Scan for Nov 22, 2017

H7N9 cluster analysis
Impact of malaria funding cuts
Cost of measles
Cholera vaccine protection
Nov 17, 2017

News Scan for Nov 17, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Polio in Afghanistan
Tainted tiny turtles
Pandemic planning guide
US flu rises
Nov 16, 2017

News Scan for Nov 16, 2017

Marburg outbreak winds down
Flu vax text alerts
Diphtheria in Latin America
Yemen health crisis
Avian flu in Brazil
Nov 13, 2017

News Scan for Nov 13, 2017

New MERS cases
Yellow fever in Nigeria
HHS secretary nomination
Legionnaires' at Disney
Canadian flu cost estimate

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Andre AM, Lopez A, Perkins S, et al. Frontline field epidemiology training programs as a strategy to improve disease surveillance and response. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Nov 13)

Belay ED, Kile JC, Hall AJ, et al. Zoonotic disease programs for enhancing global health security. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 31)

Bell E, Tappero JW, Ijaz K, et al. Joint external evaluation-development and scale-up of global multisectoral health capacity evaluation process. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 12)

Brencic DJ, Pinto M, Gill A, et al. CDC support for global public health emergency management. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Nov 13)

Cassell CH, Bambery Z, Roy K, et al. Relevance of global health security to the US export economy. Health Secur 2017 Dec 1;15(6):563-8

Cordes KM, Cookson ST, Boyd AT, et al. Real-time surveillance in emergencies using the Early Warning Alert and Response Network. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 23)

Fitzmaurice AG, Mahar M, Moriarty LF, et al. Contributions of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in implementing the Global Health Security Agenda in 17 partner countries. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 25)

Harder T, Takla A, Eckmanns T, et al. PRECEPT: an evidence assessment framework for infectious disease epidemiology, prevention and control. Euro Surveill 2017 Oct 5;22(40):pii-16-00620

Johnston SA, Domenyuk V, Gupta N, et al. A simple platform for the rapid development of antimicrobials. Sci Rep 2017 (published online Dec 14)

Jones DS, Dicker RC, Fontaine RE, et al. Building global epidemiology and response capacity. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Nov 13)

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Building a national capability to monitor and assess medical countermeasure use during a public health emergency: going beyond the last mile: proceedings of a workshop. Oct 31, 2017

Salyer SJ, Silver R, Simone K, et al. Prioritizing zoonoses for global health capacity building — themes from One Health Zoonotic Disease workshops in 7 countries 2014-2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Nov 7)

Schemm Dwyer K, Misner H, Chang S, et al. An interim examination of the US public health response to Ebola. Health Secur 2017 Oct 1;15(5):517-38

Stoto AM, Nelson C, Savoia E, et al. A public health preparedness logic model: assessing preparedness for cross-border threats in the European region. Health Secur 2017 Oct 1;15(5):473-82

Tapper JW, Cassell CH, Bunnell RE, et al. US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its partners' contributions to global health security. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Sep 21)

Vonnahme LA, Jungerman MR, Gulati RK, et al. US federal travel restrictions for persons with higher-risk exposures to communicable diseases of public health concern. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Nov 7)

Walldorf JA, Date KA, Sreenivasan N, et al. Lessons learned from emergency response vaccination efforts for cholera, typhoid, yellow fever, and Ebola. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 31)

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