Public Health

Recent News

Apr 25, 2017

News Scan for Apr 25, 2017

H7N9 cases in China
New USDA secretary
Malaria immune response
Apr 20, 2017
Flooded street

US preparedness index finds sluggish, uneven progress

The annual index found worrying discrepancies among states that create widening gaps, especially in low-income areas and those vulnerable to public health emergencies.

Apr 19, 2017
Latrine

WHO reports unprecedented progress against NTDs

The effort to cut NTD levels has been hailed as one of the most effective global partnerships in modern public health.

Apr 13, 2017
Balance sheet and calculator

Report: Ongoing drop in federal public health funds, plateau for states

Federal funds are poised to take another hit with President Trump's proposed budget.

Apr 12, 2017
Ebola research

Report highlights Ebola research hurdles, recommends steps

The CEPI model could play a role, the experts say.

Apr 12, 2017

News Scan for Apr 12, 2017

H5N8 in Hungary, Romania
MERS in UAE
Vaccine hesitancy
Huge surgical gown verdict
El Nino cholera shift
Apr 04, 2017

News Scan for Apr 04, 2017

Northern Hemisphere flu ebbing
Kids' global disease burden
Mar 30, 2017
Scientist in laboratory

CARB-X awards $24 million for new antibacterial products

The products include 3 new classes of small-molecule antibiotics.

Mar 30, 2017
Vaccine cold storage

Freezing, shortages among global vaccine challenges

Vaccines are unavailable at least once a month, and 19% to 38% of shipments have temperature issues.

Mar 28, 2017

News Scan for Mar 28, 2017

New NIH cuts
Yellow fever from Suriname
Measles in Europe
C diff in surgical patients
New chikungunya cases
Food safety in cookbooks

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

NAS. Global health risk framework: governance for global health. (Workshop summary) May 16, 2016

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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