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CDC Director Tom Frieden speaks on Zika

CDC Director Tom Frieden speaks on Zika

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden and his agency are faced with what he calls an “unprecedented” and “urgent” health threat: the Zika virus. Zika is the first mosquito-transmissible virus that has been shown to cause birth defects, and the first mosquito-borne sexually transmitted disease or infection.
House Labor-HHS funding measure ‘falls far short,’ says APHA

House Labor-HHS funding measure ‘falls far short,’ says APHA

Funding levels for public health hang in the balance as House appropriators last week set their first spending mark for next year.
Zika link to birth defects underscores funding urgency

Zika link to birth defects underscores funding urgency

A new conclusion linking the Zika virus to microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects gives added urgency to the need for emergency funding.
#NPHWchat: Join us today for 2016's largest public health conversation

#NPHWchat: Join us today for 2016’s largest public health conversation

Are you ready for the loudest public health conversation of the year? #NPHWchat promises to be just that.
CDC’s Frieden at APHA to discuss president’s budget

CDC’s Frieden at APHA to discuss president’s budget

APHA hosted CDC at its headquarters to discuss the president's budget with the CDC Coalition, a public health advocacy group of more than 100 organizations.
APHA supports request for Zika funding

APHA supports request for Zika funding

The Obama administration Monday outlined a $1.9 billion plan to help prepare for, and respond to, the mosquito-borne virus, as health agencies raised their response.
(The Nation's Health) NCEZID’s Bell: Infectious diseases remain major threat to human health

(The Nation’s Health) NCEZID’s Bell: Infectious diseases remain major threat to human health

Beth Bell, MD, MPH, serves as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases.
‘State of Public Health 2016’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

‘State of Public Health 2016’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

One week before the president's State of the Union address, we're proud to bring you the "State of Public Health 2016" in our Q&A with Dr. Frieden.
CDC's Ryan Wallace: Today is World Rabies Day

CDC’s Ryan Wallace: Today is World Rabies Day

Today on World Rabies Day — an observance organized by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control — health organizations worldwide will call attention to preventing the onset of rabies for the 2 billion people at risk.
Happy 70th birthday, community water fluoridation

Happy 70th birthday, community water fluoridation

Seventy years ago, the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, made history when it added fluoride to its community water system to prevent tooth decay.
CDC’s Katherine Lyon Daniel: ‘Public health communication is changing. Are we?’

CDC’s Katherine Lyon Daniel: ‘Public health communication is changing. Are we?’

Public health communication is changing, CDC Associate Director for Communication Katherine Lyon Daniel told Public Health Newswire.
Is public health a ‘dirty word?’

Is public health a ‘dirty word?’

Public health may be a “dirty word” to people not in the public health community.