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.
Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014.
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.
Check out today's public health news on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014.
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.
Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.
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.”
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.
Check out today's public health news on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014.
Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.
CVS Health's William Shrank, MD, spoke with APHA's Public Health Newswire about the company's decision to prioritize public health.