News & Perspective

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.

Apr 11, 2018

Apr 11, 2018

News Scan for Apr 11, 2018

Monkeypox in Liberia
HHS patient transport exercise
Universal flu vaccine trial
Yellow fever vaccine campaign

Mar 27, 2018

Mar 27, 2018
Doctor holding patient's hand

Infectious disease deaths decline across US, but not evenly

Death rates dropped 18.7% from 1980 to 2014, with the largest decline in men.

Mar 22, 2018

Mar 22, 2018
CDC headquarters

HHS head names HIV expert Redfield as CDC director

The move is praised by some experts, but Redfield comes with a controversial past.

Mar 22, 2018

News Scan for Mar 22, 2018

Fed budget bill and public health
CEPI, Georgetown partnership

Mar 09, 2018

Mar 09, 2018

News Scan for Mar 09, 2018

IV saline bag shortage
Veterinary training for pandemic threats
Avian flu in Italy, Japan
Polio case in DRC

Mar 01, 2018

Mar 01, 2018

News Scan for Mar 01, 2018

Low flu VE in Europe
Novavax flu vaccine trial
Avian flu outbreaks
Public health spending report card
Biodefense caucus forms

Feb 14, 2018

Feb 14, 2018
New York Stock Exchange

Studies: Next major outbreak could bring high US job loss

Even an epidemic in a far-off country could do major damage to the US economy, experts say.

Feb 13, 2018

Feb 13, 2018

News Scan for Feb 13, 2018

Trump budget proposal
Lassa fever response
Saudi Arabia MERS
UK lab accidents
Pneumonia in opioid users

Feb 12, 2018

Feb 12, 2018

News Scan for Feb 12, 2018

H7N9 case in China
Cell-based flu vaccine
NIH drug funding

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