Public Health

CDC Urges Clinicians to Rapidly Recognize and Report AFM Cases

July 10, 2019

As the late summer/early fall “season” for acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) nears, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is calling on medical professionals to quickly recognize AFM symptoms and report all suspected cases to their health department.

Public Health Leaders Call for New Efforts to Promote Vaccination Acceptance

May 30, 2019

Today, an international coalition of public health leaders including CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) dean Ayman El-Mohandes and senior scholar Scott Ratzan issued a statement asserting its commitment to vaccine acceptance around the world and to eliminating vacc

Slight Decline in Hepatitis C Diagnoses in Europe

April 2, 2019

European surveillance data show a 10 percent decrease in newly reported hepatitis C cases between 2016 and 2017. However, with more than 31 000 recorded cases in 2017, diagnoses remain at a high level in the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA).