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Publication Date: September 19, 2019
Post Date: September 19, 2019

This report discusses the current state of preparedness for pandemics caused by “high-impact respiratory pathogens.' The report identifies priority actions for countries, international organizations, and other stakeholders.

Tags: global health preparednessrespiratory diseasepandemic preparedness

Publication Date: September 19, 2019
Post Date: September 19, 2019

This report looks at community response and public health communications during an infectious disease outbreak.

Tags: emergency communicationspublic health communications

Publication Date: September 4, 2019
Post Date: September 4, 2019

This is a timeline of the 60+ public health responses since supported by the US Strategic National Stockpile since 1999.

Publication Date: August 29, 2019
Post Date: August 29, 2019

This report is intended for United States and Canadian state, federal, provincial, and territorial fish and wildlife agencies personnel who make management and policy decisions for wildlife populations. It provides an account of current tools and recommendations available to craft and implement m

Tags: chronic wasting diseaseCWDcervid disease

Publication Date: August 27, 2019
Post Date: August 27, 2019

This report discusses the public health capabilities necessarry to respond to biological incidents.

Tags: biosurveillancebioterrorismbiological incident response

Publication Date: August 27, 2019
Post Date: August 27, 2019

This report summarizes the scope and role of infection preventionists in emergency management for all types of disasters. 

Tags: infection control and preventionemergency response

Publication Date: August 27, 2019
Post Date: August 27, 2019

This report analyzes biological incidents which have occurred over the past several decades, including the Rajneesh Cult salmonella poisoning, Larry Wayne Harris’ purchase of plague bacteria, the Aum Shinrikyo cult anthrax dissemination and the Anthrax Letter attacks of 2001. 

Tags: bioterrorismemergency responsebiological incident response

Publication Date: July 24, 2019
Post Date: July 24, 2019

This report updates the 2010 recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding prevention of Japanese encephalitis among US travelers and laboratory workers.

Tags: Japanese encephalitiscountermeasuresvaccination

Publication Date: July 16, 2019
Post Date: July 16, 2019

This document outlines how Wawles will address the risks of the development and spread of antimicrobial resistance in animals and the environment. It discusses best agriculture best practices that align with antimicrobial stewardship.

Tags: antimicrobial resistanceantibiotic resistanceantibiotic stewardship

Publication Date: July 5, 2019
Post Date: July 5, 2019

Study finds that nanofibers have the possibility to enhance mask and respirator capability to capture nanoparticles like viruses and bacteria. 

Tags: biosafetysurgical masksrespirator