News & Perspective

Aug 27, 2018

Aug 27, 2018

News Scan for Aug 27, 2018

Chicken-linked Salmonella
Senate funding of public health
Measles vaccination in South America

Jul 14, 2017

Jul 14, 2017

News Scan for Jul 14, 2017

Minnesota measles case
Jamestown Canyon virus
UN funds for Haiti cholera support
Zika and chikungunya coinfection
USDA animal disease response plan

Mar 28, 2017

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

Nov 22, 2013

Nov 22, 2013

News Scan for Nov 22, 2013

E coli salad outbreak
Bacteria in courthouse mail
Vaccination in the Philippines
Inactivated polio vaccine

Sep 14, 2011

Sep 14, 2011

Nation's first public health department accreditation launched

(CIDRAP News) – Public health officials today announced the launch of the first national accreditation program for health departments, a move designed to create a voluntary national standard to measure and improve the performance across a range of health departments, from local to state.

The group of national and local leaders made the announcement at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

May 04, 2011

May 04, 2011

Quarantine officials press for early shipboard disease reporting

(CIDRAP News) – Alaskan quarantine officials yesterday issued a reminder to cruise and cargo ship operators to quickly report on-board illnesses and disease outbreaks, which they said are sometimes slow to come to the attention of health authorities.

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