Posts tagged "infectious disease"

May 16 news: Collecting mosquito data, tuberculosis test, US health issues

Check out today's public health news on Monday, May 16, 2016.

April 28 news: Mumps at Harvard, concussion effects, Tennessee mental health care law

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, April 28, 2016.
AJPH study: How community interventions reduced Ebola transmission in Sierra Leone

AJPH study: How community interventions reduced Ebola transmission in Sierra Leone

New research shows how community-based approaches to prevention and care were able to reduce Ebola transmission during the recent epidemic.

Jan. 21 news: Americans living longer, Zika virus in US, Flint water crisis

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016.
(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.
New ‘Control of Communicable Diseases Manual for Mobile and Web’ improves access to text

New ‘Control of Communicable Diseases Manual for Mobile and Web’ improves access to text

The updated platform from APHA and Unbound Medicine includes content from the 20th edition of the renowned sourcebook on infectious disease.

May 1 news: Dog infects humans with plague, bird flu, new mental health resource

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, May 1, 2015.
Big cities talk impact of emergency preparedness funding

Big cities talk impact of emergency preparedness funding

Today is National PrepareAthon! Day, the perfect time for Americans to learn how to prepare for disasters. But how do cities take action? The Big Cities Health Coalition visited Capitol Hill this week to urge policymakers to restore emergency preparedness funding.

April 30 news: Eliminating rubella, state of the air, bullying and mental health

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, April 30, 2015.
The Nation's Health: Progress being made on hospital infections, but more work needed

The Nation’s Health: Progress being made on hospital infections, but more work needed

Reducing health care-associated infections remains a challenge, as reported in the March 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.

Jan. 27 news: Neglect and brain development, Madagascar plague, e-cigarette limits

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

Ebola updates: Eliminated in Nigeria and Senegal, US response efforts

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.