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Blog: Infectious disease
It was standing room only in the 500 seat auditorium at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center last week for a very timely held Infectious Disease Summit.
STD and HIV prevention program managers, researchers, clinicians, public health employees, and advocates from across the country and around the globe are converging on Atlanta this week for the 2014 STD Prevention Conference.
Health officials have confirmed the second case of MERS – Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – in the U.S.
Public health professionals worldwide are confronting an alarming fact: many diseases that are preventable through the power of vaccination are making a steady comeback around the globe.
Beachgoers aren’t the only thing coming and going in the Caribbean these days. A mosquito-borne virus typically found in Asia and Africa has made its way to a handful of islands in the region, and U.S.
It is never too early to start protecting a newborn – and with whooping cough it can, and should, start before that baby is even born.
Health officials are concerned about unusually large outbreaks of measles in the U.S. this year.
Originally published July 16, 2012
Originally published May 20, 2013