News & Perspective

Dec 19, 2019

Dec 19, 2019

News Scan for Dec 19, 2019

Three more Ebola cases
Hard-boiled egg Listeria outbreak
Anthrax antibiotic contract
Telework during flulike illness
Global cholera decline

Oct 24, 2019

Oct 24, 2019
Health workers with sick child

Inaugural Global Health Security Index notes wide readiness gaps

In one key category, under 7% of countries scored in the highest tier.

Jun 25, 2019

Jun 25, 2019

News Scan for Jun 25, 2019

PAPHA reauthorization finalized
Vaccine safety support, doubts

Jun 05, 2019

Jun 05, 2019
United States Capitol

Pandemic preparedness renewal sent to Trump's desk

"The fact that Congress passed this bill is acknowledgement that health security is national security."

Apr 10, 2019

Apr 10, 2019

News Scan for Apr 10, 2019

More E coli O103 cases
BARDA countermeasure effort
Cholera in Mozambique

Jan 18, 2019

Jan 18, 2019

News Scan for Jan 18, 2019

DRC Ebola spike
Economic risk of epidemics
Funds for smallpox vaccine
New polio cases
Measles in Madagascar
Measles in Washington state

Jan 15, 2019

Jan 15, 2019

News Scan for Jan 15, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Wider approval for Tdap vaccine
NK bioweapons concern
Global health threats

Jun 04, 2018

Jun 04, 2018

News Scan for Jun 04, 2018

Salmonella and frozen breaded chicken
States' readiness funding
DTaP vaccine safety
Lyme rash in Canada

Apr 24, 2018

Apr 24, 2018

News Scan for Apr 24, 2018

US stockpile management
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Meningitis B vaccine progress

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.

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