On August 5, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued its Sixth Assessment Report, where it stated, “It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land.” Public health laboratories, particularly environmental health professionals, have been noticing the effects of climate change in their daily work for quite some time. As we discuss in our feature article, it may be up to public health laboratories to help clarify its effects for state and federal decision makers.
Also in this issue:
Climate Change and California Wildfires: A Look at Environmental Exposures
Utility Laboratories and Public Health
Building Shellfish Testing Capabilities to Keep Alaskans Safe
Supporting Antigen-Detecting Rapid Diagnostic Testing Evaluation in Kenya
The Benefits of a Comprehensive, Open Platform qPCR Kit to Detect CREs
Win-Win: APHL Launches Genomic Data Specialist Program
Building Workforce and Knowledge Capacity Within Newborn Screening
Staying Ahead of Threats: The Role of Next Generation Sequencing Technology
Oregon Laboratory & Environmental Assessment Division: A Leader in Protecting Air and Water Quality
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