Lyle Petersen, MD, MPH, director of the Division of Vector-Borne Diseases at CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, shares an update on what we've learned in the past year about Zika and how we can better address vector-borne threats in the future.
Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention chats with APHA TV about being more proactive in engaging populations in creating and implementing solutions to our big health problems.
As he prepares to leave office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden shared with us his hopes for the future of public health and the challenges that still lie ahead.
CDC Director Tom Frieden talks to APHA TV about health care, opioids and the future of public health.
Yesterday at the Annual Meeting, APHA's Georges Benjamin sat down for a chat with the current and former CDC directors.
Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016.
2016 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media session shares messaging lessons from U.S. presidential campaigns.
APHA's Get Ready campaign spoke to CDC's Ben Beard, MS, PhD, to discuss what Americans — including pregnant women, travelers, outdoor workers and people living in areas where Zika might be spreading — can do to protect themselves and others from infection.
It’s a milestone year for one of the world’s foremost public health champions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention celebrated 70 years of public health work and research this July with a special CDC Grand Rounds event entitled “Seven Decades of Firsts with Seven CDC Directors.”
CDC Director Tom Frieden and his agency are faced with what he calls an “unprecedented” and “urgent” health threat. 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.
Funding levels for public health hang in the balance as House appropriators last week set their first spending mark for next year.
A new conclusion linking the Zika virus to microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects gives added urgency to the need for emergency funding.