Public Health

Recent News

Jun 02, 2021

News Scan for Jun 02, 2021

Antibiotic overuse for respiratory infections
New antifungal approved
BARDA pandemic readiness accelerator
Food safety tool
Avian flu in Africa, Europe
May 25, 2021
WHO headquarters building in Geneva

WHA to hold pandemic treaty talks in November

The treaty's goal would be to shore up commitment in the battle against infectious disease outbreaks.

May 24, 2021

News Scan for May 24, 2021

Rapid bacteremia test
Launch of pathogen-sharing lab
May 20, 2021

News Scan for May 20, 2021

Pneumococcal vaccine and kids' antibiotics
Expert panel on zoonotic diseases
CWD expands in Virginia
Final ground turkey Salmonella update
May 06, 2021

News Scan for May 06, 2021

Saudi MERS death
New epidemic intelligence hub
H5N1 avian flu in 2 nations
May 05, 2021

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 05, 2021

World Hand Hygiene Day
Bacterial, fungal coinfections in COVID patients
Apr 14, 2021

News Scan for Apr 14, 2021

Emergency room antibiotic stewardship
Funding for antibiotic development
Rising US STD rates
Chagas disease in the Americas
Apr 13, 2021

News Scan for Apr 13, 2021

Antibiotic decline in Canada during COVID
Partnership to reduce AMR in food animals
Call for suspending wild animal markets
Avian flu in 2 countries
Mar 25, 2021

News Scan for Mar 25, 2021

HPV infections down
Sexually transmitted infections
Guinea Ebola countdown
Oct 13, 2020

News Scan for Oct 13, 2020

Africa Pathogen Genomics Initiative
Oropouche fever in French Guiana

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Boynton MH, O'Hara RE, Tennen H, et al. The impact of public health organization and political figure message sources on reactions to coronavirus prevention messages. Am J Prev Med 2020 (published online Aug 27)

Lu PJ, Hung MC, Srivastav A, et al. Surveillance of vaccination coverage among adult populations—United States, 2018. MMWR 2021 May 14;70(3):1-26

Morawska L, Allen J, Bahnfleth W, et al. A paradigm shift to combat indoor respiratory infection. Science (Policy forum) 2021 May 14;372(6543):689-91

Moura IB, Ewin D, Wilcox MH. From the hospital toilet to the ward: a pilot study on microbe dispersal to multiple hospital surfaces following hand drying using a jet air dryer versus paper towels. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2021 (published online Mar 17)

Woolhandler S, Himmelstein DU, Ahmed S, et al. Public policy and health in the Trump era. Lancet 2021 (published online Feb 10)

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