In response to the shortage of intravenous saline solution that was exacerbated during the 2017 hurricane season, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) asked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to convene a workshop to better understand the gaps that led to cascading effects in patient care throughout the US health care system. This document contains the proceedings of that workshop.
The Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Plan (FAD PReP)—Disease Response Strategy: African Swine Fever (2013) provides strategic guidance for responding to an animal health emergency caused by African swine fever (ASF) in the United States.
This paper reviews the global and local epidemiology of hepatitis E and examines the public health measures in order to prevent and control the disease.
These Public Health England (PHE) guidelines cover the geography, transmission, presentation, and diagnosis of hepatitis E.
This factsheet provides an overview of the history, spread, virology, and presentation of hepatitis E.
This document provides guidance on the spread, presentation, diagnosis, and management of Chikungunya infection.
This paper provides assistance for design teams and healthcare organizations to develop appropriate operational and facility responses for both emergency room intake and patient care biocontainment units.
This report discussses ways that the built environment may support or disrupt safe doffing of personal protective equipment (PPE) in biocontainment units.
This presentation offers guidance on the management of category A infectious substances waste.
This document discusses the use and availability of biocontainment facilities in low income countries.