Public Health

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Jun 23, 2017
Ebola response

US cities' Ebola lessons yield readiness checklist

Also, a new study estimates that safe burials may have saved 1,400 to 10,400 lives in West Africa's outbreak.

Jun 22, 2017

News Scan for Jun 22, 2017

Proof for vaccine events
NDM-1 at Mexican hospital
Yemen cholera outbreak
Jun 19, 2017

News Scan for Jun 19, 2017

Saudi MERS cases
HIV council resignations
Avian flu in 3 nations
Chikungunya cases rise
Jun 15, 2017

News Scan for Jun 15, 2017

Riyadh MERS
Suspected Ebola
Chikungunya in mosquitoes
WHO health emergency site
CRE in DC
UK Campylobacter
Jun 07, 2017

News Scan for Jun 07, 2017

NIH director stays
Zika DNA vaccine
Plague in New Mexico
Hepatitis A in tuna
Jun 02, 2017

News Scan for Jun 02, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Zimbabwe H5N8 outbreak
Diarrheal disease
South Sudan vaccine deaths
Allergy test for stewardship
May 25, 2017
Airline pandemic flu testing

World Bank says most nations not ready for pandemic

One recommendations is for all nations to assess preparedness and animal health capacities by 2019.

May 25, 2017

News Scan for May 25, 2017

Ebola in DRC
Saudi MERS cases
Yellow fever in Brazil
Zika and fetal outcome
WHO budget OK'd
May 23, 2017
Skvortsova, Tedros, and Chan

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected WHO director-general

Tedros, the first African to lead the WHO, succeeds Margaret Chan on Jul 1 as she steps down from the post after serving the global health agency for 10 years. 

May 23, 2017
Federal budget

White House budget proposal spells steep cuts for public health

Though deep cuts aren't likely to be enacted, health groups and experts aired strong concerns.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Newman SJ, Ye J, Leep CJ, et al. Assessment of staffing, services, and partnership of local health departments — United States, 2105. MMWR 2016 Jul 1;65(25):646-9

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