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Tag Archives: Epid
From the New York Times: A report on three of the first patients in China to contract a new strain of bird flu paints a grim portrait of severe pneumonia, septic shock and other complications that damaged the brain, kidney … Continue reading
Columbia University researcher Jeffrey Shaman, who studies environmental determinants of infectious disease transmission, will speak next month at the School of Public Health on “Forecasting Seasonal Outbreaks of Influenza”. Date: Tuesday, Feb. 5 Time: 4-5:30 Location: 1690 SPH 1 (Lane Aud.) … Continue reading
NPR’s Shots blog created a map that shows graphically how the prevalence of diabetes has changed over time. Access the interactive map here. Read the CDC report here: Diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes in the United States, all ages, 2010
The National Library of Medicine has released a list of the new MeSH terms for the coming year. Among the terms of interest to public health are: Dual MEDICAID MEDICARE Eligibility Food Quality Fukushima Nuclear Accident Geographic Mapping Meaningful Use … Continue reading
From the CDC’s blog, Public Health Matters: You can’t respond to threats if you don’t know what they are, which is one reason that laboratories play such an important role in public health. Public health laboratories have helped detect all … Continue reading
From the National Academies Press: Among the poorest and least developed regions in the world, sub-Saharan Africa has long faced a heavy burden of disease, with malaria, tuberculosis, and, more recently, HIV being among the most prominent contributors to that … Continue reading