News & Perspective

May 08, 2019

May 08, 2019
Helicopter fighting forest fire

More states confront environmental threats to public health

The national preparedness index score was 6.7 out of 10 in 2018, a 3.1% improvement.

May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018
Thermometer in the sun

Study finds antibiotic resistance rise tied to hotter temps

"After controlling for [other] factors, we still find that temperature is a strong predictor of antibiotic resistance."

Nov 17, 2015

Nov 17, 2015
Fog and flood

WHO says health impacts of climate change overlooked

Earlier this week, a leading expert voiced similar concerns, noting that the WHO hadn't made its voice heard.

May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014
Aedes mosquito

Dengue cases in Americas rose 5-fold in 10 years

Dengue cases increased fivefold from 2003 to 2013, but the death rate dropped a bit recently.

Apr 04, 2014

Apr 04, 2014
Aedes mosquito

Action urged against insect-borne threats in the Americas

A chikungunya outbreak in the Dominican Republic underscores the need for greater mosquito-control efforts.

Jul 05, 2012

Jul 05, 2012

Study maps zoonotic disease burden, hot spots

(CIDRAP News) – A review and mapping study to gauge the burden of zoonotic diseases found that Ethiopia, Nigeria, Tanzania, and India are four top hot spots and that a surging demand for livestock products will likely fuel the spread of several diseases.

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