Nearly all the major pharmaceutical companies have found themselves holding the bag after an outbreak.
The scenario of a deadly zoonotic infectious disease emerging from a rural community, invading an urban center, and taking off is an increasing pattern in global epidemics.
Researchers examined the role of Laboratory Response Network (LRN) biological laboratories in enhancing capacity to detect and respond to public health infectious disease emergencies in South Korea.
A virulent flu strain would overwhelm developing countries where health care systems are already floundering
The executive programme is aimed at government officials and representatives of private and civil society sectors involved in multi stakeholder responses to health security challenges.
Capacity to receive, verify, analyze, assess, and investigate public health events is essential for epidemic intelligence.
Countries are required to have a national aviation preparedness plan for communicable diseases under a 2007 addition to the Chicago Convention.
Medical experts think the world is due for another global pandemic.
Many in the global health field assert that progress toward a more vigilant global health ecosystem still hasn’t come to grips with a crucial common denominator: animal health.
With global mobility and the interconnected nature of the contemporary world, national efforts do not suffice to keep infectious diseases from spreading across borders.