Public Health

Recent News

May 22, 2017
WHA Margaret Chan

WHA hears Chan's farewell, prepares to pick new WHO head

Chan said infectious disease challenges over the last decade led to better preparedness, but not nearly enough.

May 19, 2017

News Scan for May 19, 2017

Saudi MERS cases
Unfilled CDC positions
Dengue and preterm birth
May 18, 2017

News Scan for May 18, 2017

Singapore Zika lessons
Novel H7N2 virulence
Clinical trial reporting standards
May 17, 2017

News Scan for May 17, 2017

Saudi MERS cases
Health providers work through ILI
N95 protection for nurses
Support for NIH funding
May 15, 2017
World Malaria Day

Report outlines priorities for US global health role

Recommendations take aim at preparing for global health threats while maximizing returns.

May 11, 2017
Measles vaccination

Minnesota measles outbreak to cost state $1 million

The $1 million estimate doesn't include all healthcare or other economic costs.

May 10, 2017

News Scan for May 10, 2017

MRSA bacteremia
WHO on Liberia probe
Zika vaccine trial
Senate confirms FDA head
Tularemia in Australia
May 02, 2017
US Treasury Department

US budget plan includes support for readiness, research, response

The plan includes a $2.8 billion boost to HHS but cuts to global health.

Apr 27, 2017

News Scan for Apr 27, 2017

More H5N8, H5N1
Vaccination info systems
MERS overview
Apr 25, 2017

News Scan for Apr 25, 2017

H7N9 cases in China
New USDA secretary
Malaria immune response

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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