Publication Date: November 4, 2020Post Date: November 4, 2020
This report identifies issues that lead to pharmaceutical shortages in the United States and provides recommendations to ensure the United States maintains an adequate supply of pharmaceuticals.
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Publication Date: October 26, 2020Post Date: October 26, 2020
Carnegie Mellon University's COVIDcast - Real Time COVID 19 Activity tracker is designed to improve pandemic situational awareness and understanding by providing comprehensive, geographically-detailed, and continuously-updated indicators of pandemic activity and its impact, helping to make meani
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Publication Date: October 26, 2020Post Date: October 30, 2020
The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has developed a framework for implementing the concept of One Health in National Public Health Institutions.
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Publication Date: October 12, 2020Post Date: October 12, 2020
This resource provides continuously updating maps, charts, and data to capture demographic trends of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the US reported to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Publication Date: October 9, 2020Post Date: October 16, 2020
The National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB), 2020-2025, presents coordinated, strategic actions that the US Government will take in the next five years to improve the health and wellbeing of all Americans by changing the course of antibiotic resistance.
Tags: antibiotic stewardshipantibiotic resistant infectionscountermeasures
Publication Date: October 9, 2020Post Date: October 9, 2020
This report captures lessons learned from a Table Top Exercise at the 2020 Munich Security Conference. The Table Top Exercise was on High-Consequence Biological Threats and conducted prior to the COVID pandemic
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Publication Date: September 9, 2020Post Date: September 9, 2020
Overview: The training describes the risk assessment exercise that WHO has developed to aid health authorities and event organizers in their planning for upcoming mass gatherings amid the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Publication Date: September 2, 2020Post Date: September 2, 2020
The purpose of the guideline was to provide an evidence-informed recommendation on whether mass drug administration of azithromycin, as a public health intervention for the reduction of under-five mortality, should (a) be rolled out universally in low-and middle-income countries, (b) be applied o
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Publication Date: August 11, 2020Post Date: August 11, 2020
This review highlights SARS-CoV-2 and its path from feces to wastewater treatment plants. It analyses the viral load found in both feces and wastewater as well as the wastewater disinfection process and its impact on virus inactivation.
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Publication Date: July 30, 2020Post Date: July 30, 2020
A guide to provide best practices and recommendations for meat processing facilities to minimize the risk COVID-19 poses to employees and the community and to reduce disruptions to business operations, including checklists for COVID-19 risk mitigation strategies.