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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. As news coverage has intensified in recent weeks, so have APHA efforts to promote an evidence-based public health approach to Ebola in the media.

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

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014.
Today is Food Day

Today is Food Day

Kevin Bacon supports Food Day, and so should you.
Three APHA members elected to IOM

Three APHA members elected to IOM

Three APHA members were elected into the Institute of Medicine during its 44th annual meeting Monday, demonstrating “outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service” in health and medicine.

Oct. 22 news: Ebola, Nigeria, breast cancer awareness

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.
CDC tightens guidelines for US health care workers treating Ebola patients

CDC tightens guidelines for US health care workers treating Ebola patients

In light of three confirmed U.S. cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published three principles for health care workers caring for patients with Ebola yesterday “to ensure there is no ambiguity.”

Ebola updates: Eliminated in Nigeria and Senegal, US response efforts

Today, the World Health Organization announced on Twitter that Nigeria is free of Ebola, with 42 days — the disease’s incubation period is up to 21 days — having passed since its last confirmed case. On Friday, WHO declared the outbreak over in Senegal.

Oct. 20 news: AJPH studies soda and Facebook, Ebola, public health cuts

Check out today's public health news on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014.

Oct. 1 news: Ebola reaches US, My Brother’s Keeper challenge, #PinkPower

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.
William Shrank, CVS Health: ‘Public health becoming a more valued commodity in the private sector’

William Shrank, CVS Health: ‘Public health becoming a more valued commodity in the private sector’

CVS Health's William Shrank, MD, spoke with APHA's Public Health Newswire about the company's decision to prioritize public health.