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Publication Date: October 9, 2020
Post 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

Tags: pandemictraining exercise

Publication Date: September 9, 2020
Post 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.

Tags: COVID-19training

Publication Date: September 2, 2020
Post 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

Tags: public health responseantibiotic best practiceantibiotic distribution

Publication Date: August 11, 2020
Post 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.

Tags: sewage covid

Publication Date: July 30, 2020
Post 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.

Publication Date: July 30, 2020
Post Date: July 30, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has created an unprecedented need for contact tracing across the country, requiring thousands of people to learn key skills quickly.

Publication Date: June 3, 2020
Post Date: June 3, 2020

Webinar Recording Now Available

Tags: covid

Publication Date: May 28, 2020
Post Date: May 28, 2020

The United States Department of Homeland Security has developed a tool to calculate the decay of SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces.  The calculator can be accessed via the provided link.  

Tags: coronavirus

Publication Date: April 7, 2020
Post Date: April 7, 2020

Google has released a tool that generates reports that chart movement trends over time by geography, across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

Tags: public health response