By Scott J. Becker, executive director, APHL Earlier this week, on behalf of APHL, I had the honor of signing an agreement with the Environmental…
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By Kim Krisberg In Washington state, it’s not entirely unusual for tiny clusters of foodborne illness to pop up throughout a given year. But in…
- With PulseNet, handful of E. coli cases reveal multistate outbreak, prompt huge recall
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By Michelle Forman, senior specialist, media, APHL When it comes to newborn screening, the primary goal, simply stated, is to save or improve the lives…
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By Kelly Wroblewski, director, infectious diseases, APHL Antimicrobial resistance is arguably the most significant public health threat facing the world today. As resistance builds, the…
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- Fighting antimicrobial resistance requires clinical and public health response
Our nation’s public health system responds to emergencies such as natural disasters, infectious disease outbreaks, bioterrorism attacks and more both domestically and globally. There’s no…
- CDC Emergency Operations Center: Always on Alert
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From Zimbabwe’s first diagnosed case of HIV/AIDS in 1985 until 1997, the country’s health situation became increasingly dire: At the disease’s peak, 29% of the…
- One Health and the Global Health Security Agenda must go hand in hand
- Small but mighty Zimbabwe lab team meets challenges in reaching HIV testing goals
- APHL is a proud partner in the Global Health Security Agenda
As we face day three of the federal government shutdown, we are hearing more about the deeply felt impact on our federal partners. While we…
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Inside the public health lab Zika response: ‘It’s the great unknown as to how much longer this will go on’
By Kim Krisberg Public health laboratory scientists are well used to the preparations and demands that come with emerging disease threats. But Zika virus is…
- APHL urged action on Zika but Congress didn’t listen
- Representing Public Health Labs at the White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship
- FDA Proposes Oversight of Laboratory Developed Tests: Is This Good for Public Health?
By A. Christian Whelen, PhD, D(ABMM), laboratory director, Hawaii Department of Health State Laboratories; president, APHL Board of Directors Hau`oli Makahiki Hou (“Happy New Year”…
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By Patricia Payne, president, JBM Associates, Inc.; consultant, APHL If you have completed any packaging and shipping training, you are undoubtedly aware that you must always…
- Safely packaging and shipping infectious agents is critical and complex
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