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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Oct. 16 news: Ebola preparedness, The Great Shakeout, schools and whole milk

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.
The Nation's Health: Public health, pharmacy joining forces for community health

The Nation’s Health: Public health, pharmacy joining forces for community health

Learn more about the growing health role for pharmacies in The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.

Oct. 15 news: Public health funding cuts, enterovirus test, New York AIDS epidemic

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

Oct. 14 news: Addressing Ebola in hospitals, families eating together, smoking-related ailments

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.
Ebola doesn't abide by borders

Ebola doesn’t abide by borders

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.

AJPH collaborates to republish CDC’s MMWR in Brief

AJPH's exciting new collaboration will keep public health practitioners informed with periodic MMWR in brief articles.

Oct. 10 news: Geniuses to improve public health, coastal living and exercise, free IUDs and teens

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.
APHA Film Festival to bring public health media to Annual Meeting

APHA Film Festival to bring public health media to Annual Meeting

Lights, camera, public health! The APHA Film Festival returns for its 11th year, showcasing a wide variety of media focused on public health.

Oct. 9 news: U.S. life expectancy, polio in Pakistan, students’ mental health

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.
The Nation's Health: Access to water surfaces as human rights issue as poor in Detroit lose services

The Nation’s Health: Access to water surfaces as human rights issue as poor in Detroit lose services

Find out why sanitation, health and food security are all at risk for Detroit’s poorest residents in The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.

Oct. 8 news: Americans live longer, breast cancer, Ebola survivor gives blood

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.

Oct. 7 news: Ebola airport screening, Medicare sign up, Alzheimer’s disease discovery

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.