The Value of Public Health to America Includes Responding to the Fungal Infections Outbreak

The ongoing outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections has highlighted the importance of a strong public health infrastructure. Being able to rapidly respond to this widespread outbreak helped save lives and prevent additional illness among thousands of exposed patients.

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) article about the outbreak response and the impact of public health was published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. To read the article, CLICK HERE.