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Recent News

Jan 16, 2019

News Scan for Jan 16, 2019

More DRC Ebola cases
CEPI rapid vaccine funding
Malaria mosquito in Ethiopia
Jan 15, 2019

News Scan for Jan 15, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Wider approval for Tdap vaccine
NK bioweapons concern
Global health threats
Jan 09, 2019

News Scan for Jan 09, 2019

Saudi MERS case
H1N1 flu and birth outcomes
Fourth DRC polio outbreak
Cuba Zika outbreak
Yellow fever in Nigeria
WHO on pathogen sequence sharing
Jan 04, 2019

News Scan for Jan 04, 2019

New Saudi MERS case
Knighthood for Wellcome Trust experts
Acute flaccid myelitis in Europe
Panama hantavirus rise
Jan 03, 2019

News Scan for Jan 03, 2019

Federal shutdown impact
Flaccid myelitis in Argentina
New Trump science adviser
Surprises about Yemen cholera
Dec 20, 2018

News Scan for Dec 20, 2018

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Tainted stem-cell injections
Nigeria yellow fever vaccination
Sharing pathogen data in outbreaks
H5 avian flu in India, Bulgaria
Dec 12, 2018

News Scan for Dec 12, 2018

More ground beef Salmonella
Cat-to-human SFTS
Zika health problems in babies
Saudi MERS case
H5N8 in Iranian poultry
Diagnostics and readiness
Dec 07, 2018

Flu Scan for Dec 07, 2018

Steady US flu activity
Pandemic preparedness bill
Dec 06, 2018
Pregnant African woman

Guidance seeks to increase outbreak vaccines in pregnant women

"We have to make sure pregnant women are on the agenda, so they will never again be left unprotected."

Dec 06, 2018

News Scan for Dec 06, 2018

Flu shot rejection
Migrant heath misperceptions
Deadly yellow fever outbreak

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Aldridge RW, Nellums LB, Bartlett S, et al. Global patterns of mortality in international migrants: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet 2018 (published online Dec 5)

Armstrong-Mensah EA, Ndiaye SM. Global health security agenda implementation: a case for community engagement. Health Secur 2018 (published online Aug 10)

Arrazola J, Binkin N, Israel M, et al. Assessment of epidemiology capacity in state health departments — United States, 2017. MMWR 2018 Aug 24;67(33):935-9

Bambery Z, Cassell CH, Bunnell RE, et al. Impact of a hypothetical infectious disease outbreak on US exports and export-based jobs. Health Secur 2018 (published online Feb 13)

Cassell C, 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

Edelstein M, Lee LM, Herten-Crabb A, et al. Strengthening global public health surveillance through data and benefit sharing. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online May 22)

Graciaa DS, Cope JR, Roberts VA, et al. Outbreaks associated with untreated recreational water—United States, 2000-2014. MMWR 2018 Jun 29;67(25):701-6

Isenor JE, O'Reilly BA, Bowles SK. Evaluation of the impact of immunization policies, including the addition of pharmacists as immunizers, on influenza vaccination coverage in Nova Scotia, Canada: 2006 to 2016. BMC Public Health 2018 Jun 26;18:787

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. Summary of key recommendations meeting to solicit stakeholder input on forthcoming US Global Health Security Strategy. Aug 20, 2018

Leigh J, Fitgerald G, Garcia E, et al. Global epidemics: how well can we cope? BMJ 2018 (published online Aug 9)

McClellan ER, Hover A, Moore M, et al. Evidence-based interventions to reduce obstetric-related infections at an army training facility. Am J Infect Control 2018 (published online Nov 30)

Norris SL, Sawin VI, Ferri M, et al. An evaluation of emergency guidelines issued by the World Health Organization in response to four infectious disease outbreaks. PLoS One 2018 May 30;13(5):e0198125

Public Health England. Zoonoses report: UK 2017. PHE publication #GW-65, 2018 

Schuchat A, Anderson LJ, Rodewald LE, et al. Progress in vaccine-preventable and respiratory infectious disease — first 10 years of the CDC National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, 2006-2015. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online May 20)

Schuchat A, Anderson LJ, Rodewald LE, et al. Progress in vaccine-preventable and respiratory infectious disease — first 10 years of the CDC National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, 2006-2015. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online May 20)

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