News & Perspective

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.

Nov 03, 2016

Nov 03, 2016

News Scan for Nov 03, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
MDR-TB in West Africa
Antibiotics and sepsis
Kids' infection burden
Fatalities during disasters

Sep 14, 2016

Sep 14, 2016

Flu Scan for Sep 14, 2016

US H5N2 virus comparison
Pandemic vaccine grant

Aug 02, 2016

Aug 02, 2016

Flu Scan for Aug 02, 2016

2009 H1N1 flu and obesity
Adjuvanted flu vaccine in obese mice

Aug 01, 2016

Aug 01, 2016

Flu Scan for Aug 01, 2016

1918 pandemic flu and lifespan
H5N1 in Cote d'Ivoire

Jul 22, 2016

Jul 22, 2016

Flu Scan for Jul 22, 2016

H5 vaccine priming strategy
Taiwan H5N8 outbreaks

May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016
WHO Ebola response

WHA OKs new WHO health emergencies program

The program is part of efforts to respond better to global health crises and signifies one of the biggest changes in WHO history.

Apr 26, 2016

Apr 26, 2016
PPE training

Public health index finds US fairly well prepared

The report showed some weak spots, including a persistent and varied gap in readiness among states.

Mar 08, 2016

Mar 08, 2016
N95 fit testing

Meta-analysis yields no clear verdict on respirators vs masks

Review finds evidence that N95s block infectious particles better, but no significant advantage.

Mar 08, 2016
Influenza researcher

COMMENTARY: Six policy options for conducting gain-of-function research

Experts offer approaches for moving the GOF conundrum forward that are not mutually exclusive, such as lifting the moratorium, seeking international consensus, and establishing a review board.

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