News & Perspective

Oct 30, 2019

Oct 30, 2019
Drug production line

FDA floats drug expiration changes, other steps to address shortages

Fully 56% of hospitals reported changing patient care or delaying therapy because of drug shortages.

Oct 24, 2019

Oct 24, 2019
Health workers with sick child

Inaugural Global Health Security Index notes wide readiness gaps

In one key category, under 7% of countries scored in the highest tier.

Sep 18, 2019

Sep 18, 2019
Pandemic preparedness personal protective equipment

Experts detail global pandemic readiness gaps, offer steps

They say the world is not prepared for a pandemic.

Jun 25, 2019

Jun 25, 2019

News Scan for Jun 25, 2019

PAPHA reauthorization finalized
Vaccine safety support, doubts

Feb 27, 2019

Feb 27, 2019

News Scan for Feb 27, 2019

Salmonella tahini outbreak
RNA printer for vaccines
Push for universal flu vaccine
Avian flu in 3 nations

Jan 30, 2019

Jan 30, 2019

News Scan for Jan 30, 2019

Saudi MERS case
Consumer food safety practices
Pandemic response innovation

Dec 12, 2018

Dec 12, 2018

News Scan for Dec 12, 2018

More ground beef Salmonella
Cat-to-human SFTS
Zika health problems in babies
Saudi MERS case
H5N8 in Iranian poultry
Diagnostics and readiness

May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018

News Scan for May 24, 2018

Tracking global health security
ECMO, ARDS, and death rates

Apr 24, 2018

Apr 24, 2018

News Scan for Apr 24, 2018

US stockpile management
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Meningitis B vaccine progress

Apr 17, 2018

Apr 17, 2018
Preparedness backbacks

Preparedness index reflects overall gains but some regional gaps

The US as a whole had a score of 7.1 out of 10 for 2017, nearly a 3% improvement.

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