News & Perspective

Dec 18, 2014

Dec 18, 2014
USA map

Group gives US states middling marks on disease readiness

TFAH says many states have a mediocre level of infectious-disease preparedness.

Mar 26, 2014

Mar 26, 2014
Clostridium difficile

Reports on hospital infections show progress, needs

One report detailed the burden of healthcare-related infections, and another noted progress.

Feb 13, 2014

Feb 13, 2014
CDC Arlen Specter HQ and IOC

US unveils plan to boost global health security

Officials offer few details on what exaclty the 30-nation "Global Health Security Agenda" involves.

Jan 30, 2014

Jan 30, 2014
Environmental testing in Uganda

CDC pilot programs boost disease response in Uganda, Vietnam

The programs could provide a model for other nations to protect against health threats.