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Publication Date:
9/28/2018
Post Date: 10/4/2018

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.

Publication Date:
9/10/2013
Post Date: 9/30/2018

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.

Publication Date:
9/30/2018
Post Date: 9/30/2018

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.

Publication Date:
1/2/2015
Post Date: 9/30/2018

These Public Health England (PHE) guidelines cover the geography, transmission, presentation, and diagnosis of hepatitis E.

Publication Date:
9/30/2018
Post Date: 9/30/2018

This factsheet provides an overview of the history, spread, virology, and presentation of hepatitis E.

Publication Date:
10/1/2008
Post Date: 9/30/2018

This document provides guidance on the spread, presentation, diagnosis, and management of Chikungunya infection.

Publication Date:
9/30/2018
Post Date: 9/30/2018

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.

Publication Date:
6/8/2018
Post Date: 9/30/2018

This report discussses ways that the built environment may support or disrupt safe doffing of personal protective equipment (PPE) in biocontainment units.

Publication Date:
9/30/2018
Post Date: 9/30/2018

This presentation offers guidance on the management of category A infectious substances waste. 

Publication Date:
4/7/2018
Post Date: 9/30/2018

This document discusses the use and availability of biocontainment facilities in low income countries.