News & Perspective

Jun 05, 2019

Jun 05, 2019
United States Capitol

Pandemic preparedness renewal sent to Trump's desk

"The fact that Congress passed this bill is acknowledgement that health security is national security."

Jul 27, 2017

Jul 27, 2017

News Scan for Jul 27, 2017

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

Apr 19, 2016

Apr 19, 2016

News Scan for Apr 19, 2016

Public health funding
Saudi MERS cases
More chikungunya
New H7N9 cases
MRSA in athletes

Feb 06, 2019

Feb 06, 2019
US Capitol

Letter urges congressional action to stimulate antibiotic development

The push from drug developers and health groups asks Congress to take steps to prevent a public health crisis due to antibiotic resistance with few promising drugs in the pipeline.

Jun 23, 2015

Jun 23, 2015

News Scan for Jun 23, 2015

Health and climate change
Saudi MERS update
MDR-TB spread in contacts

Apr 16, 2015

Apr 16, 2015

Public Health Scan for Apr 16, 2015

Cuts in public health funds
Higher state epidemiology capacity

Jan 14, 2014

Jan 14, 2014

Flu Scan for Jan 14, 2014

Adult flu vaccine coverage
Flu predictions on the Web
Flu-shot texts

Dec 19, 2017

Dec 19, 2017
Report card

States' report card highlights threat of weather, infectious diseases

Only 19 states reported increasing or maintaining their public health budgets, down from 26 last year.

Dec 20, 2016

Dec 20, 2016
Personal protective equipment

Preparedness report card notes state, national gaps and gains

TFAH rated 26 states and Washington, D.C., as 6 or lower on a 10-point scale.

Oct 19, 2016

Oct 19, 2016
Presidential microphones

TFAH outlines health policy priorities for next US president

The non-profit highlights policies that could save billions in avoidable healthcare costs, it says.

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