A spate of cholera outbreaks across Africa has prompted the largest cholera vaccination drive in history, with more than 2 million people across the continent set to receive oral cholera vaccine (OCV).
When it comes to the examination room at your healthcare clinic, you might think that avoiding catching the flu or other more deadly viruses is out of your hands, so to speak.
Non-hospital residential facilities are important reservoirs for MRSA transmission.
By Juan M. Vidal, RN, BSN
An annual assessment of the nation’s day-to-day readiness for managing health emergencies improved significantly over the past five years, though deep regional differences remain.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is holding its 67th annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference April 16-19, 2018 in Atlanta.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), several states, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S.
Nearly 1 billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners.
There’s no avoiding the statistics: the number of reported sexually transmitted disease (STD) cases are at an all-time high, and if you are sexually active, you are at risk of infection. So what can you do?
Observing National Public Health Week, U.S. Surgeon General Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, is calling for forging new partnerships to improve the nation’s health and change the future together.