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.
The 20th edition of APHA's Control of Communicable Diseases Manual is a key resource for public health professionals fighting infectious disease.
Should the U.S. ban travel to Ebola-affected countries? APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin argues "no" in a commentary published today in U.S. News & World Report.
CVS Health's William Shrank, MD, spoke with APHA's Public Health Newswire about the company's decision to prioritize public health.
Don't have a disaster plan in place? Now is the time! September 30 marks National PrepareAthon! Day, in which the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourages Americans to prepare.
Healthy People 2020 examined how diabetes and chronic kidney disease are impacting the U.S. health system.
They may be still be in diapers, but the winners of APHA’s “Tips from Tots Photo Contest,” sponsored by its Get Ready campaign, are sharing sage advice about emergency preparedness.
APHA applauds a new bill introduced to the Senate that would better prepare the public against the health effects of climate change.
Less than 50 percent of Americans received flu vaccinations this past flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Can Americans prepare for infectious disease outbreaks, extreme weather events, mental health disasters and active shootings? Yes, they can.