Infectious Disease

Webinar Series: The Intersection of Public Health and Health Care: Health Care Data and the Law in the 21st Century

The 21st century has brought an abundance of health related technologies and information systems. These innovations have opened a new world of electronic health records, health metrics, and disease surveillance; allowing health professionals to improve…

Report: Substantial Increase in Number of U.S. Counties with Virus-carrying Mosquitoes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found a substantial increase in the number of counties that reported evidence of the mosquitoes that can spread chikungunya, dengue, and Zika viruses, according to new research published…

Impact of the FY18 President’s Budget on Selected Public Health Programs

With the President’s FY 2018 budget proposal looming as a serious threat to public health, the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) released an issue brief on how the budget puts the nation’s health at risk,…

CDC Releases 2018 Edition of the Travel Health Yellow Book

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released the online 2018 edition of CDC Health Information for International Travel, commonly known as the Yellow Book. Completely revised every two years, the Yellow Book is…

CDC Guidance for Areas with a Previous Zika Cautionary (Yellow) Designation

On June 2, 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidance for areas in the continental United States and Hawaii with a previous Zika Cautionary (Yellow) Designation. The guidance, which aims to encourage continued…