News & Perspective

Dec 17, 2013

Dec 17, 2013

Infectious disease scorecard reveals state gaps, makes recommendations

Ratings on 10 key indicators of the nation's level of protection gives 'clarion call' to improve upon prevention and control.

Dec 05, 2013

Dec 05, 2013
Emergency department sign

New health preparedness index gives US overall good marks

An exhaustive 2-year effort gives the US an overall score of 7.2 out of 10.

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

Nov 19, 2013

Nov 19, 2013

News Scan for Nov 19, 2013

Dengue outbreak in Texas
Compounding-pharmacy bill
Princeton meningitis steps
World Toilet Day

Nov 01, 2013

Nov 01, 2013

News Scan for Nov 01, 2013

FDA drug-shortage steps
Dengue in Florida

Oct 22, 2013

Oct 22, 2013
Complex differential equation

Study: More focus on uncertainties would improve disease modeling

Mathematical models of outbreaks too often focus too little on underlying uncertainties, say UK researchers.

Oct 18, 2013

Oct 18, 2013

Work resumes at federal public health agencies

Key public health tasks, like flu surveillance, science communication, and lab testing, have resumed.

Oct 11, 2013

Oct 11, 2013
US Capitol building

Public health groups oppose 'mini' House bills to fund agencies

Public health groups are lining up to oppose 'piecemeal' efforts to fund federal agencies.

Oct 01, 2013

Oct 01, 2013
US Capitol building

Fed shutdown affects disease detection, food safety

Response to seasonal flu, H7N9, MERS, and other threats could be markedly diminished.

Sep 19, 2013

Sep 19, 2013

News Scan for Sep 19, 2013

Canadian SARS leader dies
Polio risk in Africa
MDR/XDR-TB in Europe

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