Public Health

Recent News

Mar 16, 2017
NIH researcher

Trump's budget cuts 20% of NIH; groups express outrage

The budget supports earlier commitment to Gavi vaccine initiatives but dials back funds for other global health efforts.

Mar 15, 2017

Flu Scan for Mar 15, 2017

Avian flu outbreaks in China, Russia
Pandemic readiness funds
Mar 14, 2017
Virus

Osterholm plays detective, general in 'Deadliest Enemy' book

The book is part detective story, part public health primer—and a clear call to act.

Feb 28, 2017

News Scan for Feb 28, 2017

Zika study rejected
Asymptomatic Ebola
MERS cases
CEPI names CEO
Biosecurity lab in China
Feb 22, 2017

News Scan for Feb 22, 2017

Global flu, H3N2
Bipartisan pro-vaccine letter
Yemen cholera
Feb 10, 2017

News Scan for Feb 10, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Senate confirms HHS pick
Avian flu update
Feb 02, 2017

News Scan for Feb 02, 2017

IDSA travel-ban concerns
Saudi MERS case
US vaccine support
Cholera vaccine in pregnancy
Respiratory infections & NSAIDs
Jan 31, 2017

News Scan for Jan 31, 2017

Zika in pregnant travelers
Africa CDC launch
Cholera in Somalia
Jan 25, 2017

News Scan for Jan 25, 2017

Saudi MERS case
WHO director candidates
Seoul virus alert
MRSA in med students
Jan 24, 2017

News Scan for Jan 24, 2017

Yellow fever in Brazil
More H5N8
Saudi MERS case
CDC quarantine rule
Next WHO head
Pneumococcal vaccine underwhelms
Cost of MRSA screening

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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