More than half of Americans not getting flu shots

More than half of Americans not getting flu shots

Less than 50 percent of Americans received flu vaccinations this past flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Ebola: More than 1,500 deaths, needs ‘urgent response’

Ebola: More than 1,500 deaths, needs ‘urgent response’

The Ebola outbreak has already claimed the lives of more than 1,500 people, infected more than 3,000 and is “likely to get worse.”
ABC’s Besser lauds work of health communicators

ABC’s Besser lauds work of health communicators

Influenza claims the lives of thousands annually, but two flu-related deaths sparked particular concern among health officials in spring 2009.
APHA releases Ebola resource during global outbreak

APHA releases Ebola resource during global outbreak

The Ebola-Marburg virus chapter of APHA's forthcoming Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (CCDM), 20th Edition, is available online as a free download.
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Obama: US health workers heroes, will “ultimately snuff out this outbreak” of Ebola

Obama: US health workers heroes, will “ultimately snuff out this outbreak” of Ebola

In a White House event yesterday, President Barack Obama stated affirmatively that “we will contain and ultimately snuff out this outbreak of Ebola."

AJPH editorial argues for ethical response to Ebola

A new editorial from the American Journal of Public Health outlines the moral challenges of the Ebola epidemic, particularly regarding public health response. Read on and tell us what you think.

Oct. 30 news: MERS cases, Obama praises health care workers, new meningitis B vaccine

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.
APHA provides science-based voice on Ebola

APHA provides science-based voice on Ebola

In the midst of the worst Ebola outbreak in history, APHA has been helping deliver expert, credible information about the outbreak and response efforts.

Oct. 29 news: Ebola, quarantines, chronic fatigues, high milk intake

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014.
Jonas Salk would have turned 100 today

Jonas Salk would have turned 100 today

Google isn’t the only one celebrating what would have been the 100th birthday of the late Jonas Salk, MD. Oct. 28 is also a day of remembrance at APHA.

Oct. 28 news: CDC issue Ebola guidance, fetal alcohol syndrome rates, Google recognizes Dr. Salk

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.

Oct. 27 news: Nurse under Ebola quarantine released, ACA saves taxpayers, cocoa drink

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014.

ICYMI: AJPH public health research roundup

In case you missed it, check out the American Journal of Public Health's latest research as studies investigate sugary drinks, 'stop and frisk' policing and social media's food promotion.
Today is Food Day

Today is Food Day

Kevin Bacon supports Food Day, and so should you.

Oct. 24 news: Ebola, flu shot delivery, public health research funding

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.

Oct. 23 news: Ebola vaccine testing, U.S. trans fat intake, Texas public health funds

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.