The World Health Organization (WHO) released its Weekly Bulletin on Outbreaks in Africa. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is being closely monitored since its resurgence of Ebola in Beni on 10 April 2020. The outbreak has gone 27 days without a new case, but the WHO has identified one new probable case of EVD was retrospectively validated in Mabalako, increasing the overall case-count by one. This case was believed to be infected on 22 May 2020. The COVID-19 outbreak continues to expand in Africa. The cumulative case count surpasses 100 000, with an average of 2 000 cases reporte
Emory Healthcare has developed a COVID-19 Symptom Checker.
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. This tool is designed to assist officials in making decisions. The link to the program: https://www.google.com/covid19/mobility/
Google has created website which generates reports on the mobility of a population in a particular area. This tool is designed to assist public health officials to make decisions.
Effective allocation of public health resources during an outbreak is complicated and often reactive.
Capacity to receive, verify, analyze, assess, and investigate public health events is essential for epidemic intelligence.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Global Rapid Response Team (GRRT) is committed to strengthening emergency response capacity to respond to outbreaks and emergencies worldwide.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) works with countries and partners to build and strengthen global health security preparedness to enable quick response to public health crises.
The 2001 anthrax attacks demonstrated the need for early public health countermeasures and mitigation capabilities.
A request for proposals from the Gates Foundation is seeking submissions that will help train future generations of leaders to apply best practices learned from polio eradication efforts to other public health issues.