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May 12, 2022
Salmonella bacteria invading a cell

Public health funding linked to better foodborne illness detection

A related study shows how responding quickly to food illness outbreaks saves lives and significant money.

Apr 26, 2022
Scientist at microscope in lab

CIDRAP to develop vaccine roadmap for future coronavirus threats

The roadmap "will provide a framework for the development of broadly protective coronavirus vaccines to ensure that we are prepared to respond" to future SARS-CoV-2 variants or other viruses with pandemic potential.

Mar 08, 2022

News Scan for Mar 08, 2022

COVID-19 pneumonia and new dementia
Between-species CWD transmission
COVID-19 and resistant co-infections
Infectious disease risk in Ukrainian refugees
Feb 23, 2022

News Scan for Feb 23, 2022

COVID vaccines and blood clots
Digital health guidance for pandemics
More high-path avian flu in US poultry
Global flu continues decline
Feb 22, 2022

News Scan for Feb 22, 2022

Candida auris in Italy
Too many dental antibiotics
Global infection prevention and control
UK Lassa cluster details
Oct 29, 2021

News Scan for Oct 29, 2021

Salmonella in meat
Tedros to serve 2 WHO terms
New H5N6 avian flu case in China
Polio in 5 African nations
Oct 22, 2021
A pharmacy in Africa

African Medicines Agency to begin in November

The agency will not act as a stand-alone regulatory body, but as a coordinator.

Sep 08, 2021

News Scan for Sep 08, 2021

AmeriCorps for public health
New H5N6 avian flu case in China
DRC meningitis outbreak
Jul 22, 2021

News Scan for Jul 22, 2021

Child-to-adult COVID-19 spread
Other respiratory viruses amid COVID
Funds for infectious diseases, antibiotic resistance
Jul 20, 2021
GAO building

GAO gives 15 new pointers on pandemic recovery, readiness

The latest report looks at COVID-19 relief fund allocation, stockpiles, supply chains, and more.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Bouchouar E, Metman BM, Hanley B. Development and validation of an automated emergency department-based syndromic surveillance system to enhance public health surveillance in Yukon: a lower-resourced and remote setting. BMC Public Health 2021 Jun 29;21:620

Fagre AC, Cohen LE, Eskew EA, et al. Assessing the risk of human-to-wildlife pathogen transmission for conservation and public health. Ecol Lett 2022 (published online Mar 22)

Gu J, Dor A, Li K, et al. The impact of Facebook’s vaccine misinformation policy on user endorsements of vaccine content: an interrupted time series analysis. Vaccine 2022 (published online Mar 1)

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