Public Health

Recent News

Oct 12, 2017
Hurricane Irma flooding

Groups warn of infectious disease threats in Puerto Rico

As access to drinking water continues to pose a problem, leptospirosis infections and deaths have been reported.

Oct 11, 2017

News Scan for Oct 11, 2017

Saudi MERS case
New H5N1, H9N2 cases
Preoperative antibiotics
Acting HHS secretary
Malaria trends in Africa
Oct 09, 2017

News Scan for Oct 09, 2017

Monkeypox spreads
Saline IV bag shortage
Antibiotics for bloodstream infection
Oct 05, 2017
Tillerson at Grand Challenges

Secretary Tillerson lauds global health security agenda

Tillerson voices support for US collaboration on global infectious disease issues, including those involving HIV and malaria.

Sep 13, 2017

News Scan for Sep 13, 2017

Malaria drug show promise
Global Fund and lives saved
Sep 12, 2017

News Scan for Sep 12, 2017

New global health initiative
Zika persistence in tears
Vaccine readiness
More chikungunya
Emergency readiness progress
Aug 29, 2017

News Scan for Aug 29, 2017

Turtle-linked Salmonella
More Cyclospora illness
Avian flu outbreaks
Adverse vaccine events in kids
Water inequality
Aug 15, 2017
Tamiflu macro

ECDC experts confirm support for neuraminidase inhibitors

The review didn't find any new evidence to drive policy changes, but said more research and new antivirals are needed.

Aug 02, 2017

News Scan for Aug 02, 2017

Zika sexual transmission
Saudi MERS cases
ASPR, surgeon general nods
Pathogens and climate change
Jul 27, 2017

News Scan for Jul 27, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Public health funding threat
Hepatitis battle snapshot
Global flu vaccine uptake

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Bell E, Tappero JW, Ijaz K, et al. Joint external evaluation-development and scale-up of global multisectoral health capacity evaluation process. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 12)

Harder T, Takla A, Eckmanns T, et al. PRECEPT: an evidence assessment framework for infectious disease epidemiology, prevention and control. Euro Surveill 2017 Oct 5;22(40):pii-16-00620

Tapper JW, Cassell CH, Bunnell RE, et al. US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its partners' contributions to global health security. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Sep 21)

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